Sussex University

Sussex University Students Vote To Boycott Israeli Goods On Campus

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Sussex University have voted to boycott Israeli goods on their campus following the violent conflict in Gaza last summer. The decision ...

The Vindication of the Sussex Five: When Will the Vice-Chancellor Resign?

Adriano Mérola Marotta | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Adriano Mérola Marotta

A year ago on the 17 January, I was brought to a disciplinary hearing where I faced the prospects of expulsion from my Master's degree. My crime? I dared stand alongside fellow students and workers, relentlessly protesting the plans to privatise our essential support services.

Sussex University Ordered To Apologise, Pay Compensation To Students Over Suspensions

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Sussex University has been ordered to apologise and pay thousands in compensation to three students who were unfairly suspended for participating in a...

Man Tweets Obviously Fake A-Level Results, Universities Get Excited And Offer Him Places

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Well, that was embarrassing. A writer for the Daily Mash (seriously, why was this fact alone not a give-away?) tweeted a so-obviously-fake-it-could...

Sussex University Students Most Likely To Engage In Sexual Activity With Lecturers

The Huffington Post UK | Albertine Brandon | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Students at Sussex University are the most likely group in the UK to engage in sexual activity with their lecturers, research has revealed. After w...

University Spends 'Ludicrous' £100k Disciplining Its Students

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Clark | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A university has been slammed as a "disgrace" for spending more than £100,000 in legal fees after taking disciplinary action against its students, th...

Lawyers Brand University 'Unlawful, Devious' Over Student Disciplinaries

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Clark | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Human rights lawyers have accused a university of being "unlawful", "devious" and guilty of abusing disciplinary proceedings by refusing its students ...

Sussex University: Making the Future or Vandalising It?

Gabriel Webber | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK
Gabriel Webber

How did a British university get to the stage of inspiring such anger and contempt from someone like Geoffrey Robertson, the man who organised war-crimes trials in Sierra Leone, that he would be prepared to spend days of his time working unpaid, dealing with petty academic administrators, instead of making the big bucks in Strasbourg?

Don't Forget Where the Power Lies...

Jamie England | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jamie England

I'm happy to see that students are showing the establishment who really possesses the power. It has been good to see the success of the Cops Off Campus demonstration taking place from London to Aberdeen today.

What Is Britain Tolerating?

Gabriel Webber | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics
Gabriel Webber

Every time something goes wrong, every time there is an injustice, and we tolerate it, that is shaping our society, and in the worst way possible. When the state stops playing by the rules, we all have a duty to make it start again.

Sussex University Revokes Ban On Students Barred From Campus For Protesting

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Five students suspended from their campus for protesting against the privatisation of services have been allowed back to university after their instit...

Lucy Sherriff

University Suspends Students Over Protests | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Five students at Sussex University have been suspended following "peaceful" protests over the privatisation of campus services, prompting demonstratio...

Something Rotten in the State of Sussex

Gabriel Webber | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Politics
Gabriel Webber

Imagine what would happen to Britain if the Home Secretary had the power to expel anyone from the country "without assigning any reason." Then imagine what it would be like now if the power had always existed: no dissenting voices left, no debate; anyone in a minority either too intimidated to speak out or already deported.

Made In Chelsea Star Thinks He Has An STI

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

There's not much that needs saying about this utterly brilliant prank by a Sussex University student and his friend on Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matth...

University Looks To Introduce Gender Neutral Toilets For Trans Students

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A university could become the first in the country to introduce gender neutral toilets for its transgender students after a long fought campaign by th...

Lucy Sherriff

PICTURES: 'There Were 20 Security Guards, 30 Bailiffs And 80 Police' | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Student protesters have been evicted from Sussex University by numerous security guards, bailiffs and police officers after an eight-week-long occupat...

Lucy Sherriff

Has The NUS Had Its Day? | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

For more than 100 years the National Union of Students has been the mouthpiece for university students but now, despite warnings of the consequences o...

Students 'Distressed And Intimidated' By Anti-Abortion Protest

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students have been left "distressed and intimidated" after anti-abortion group Abort67 held a demonstration at their university campus. Members of ...