Advice on money scams
Published on 16th October 2020 at 09:54.
Be aware of money scammers! It’s come to our attention that an international student has been scammed on a large amount of money on the threat of being deported. Fraudsters are able to make phone numbers, texts and emails look to appear as if they are coming from the legitimate source - so if you’ve fallen victim to one of these scams, you’re not to blame.
Officer update - Management meeting with University
Published on 15th October 2020 at 17:30.
Your officers regularly meeting with the University management. This update includes answers and discussions on Brighton Banter, accommodation, Renters Rally, fines, body cams, food package, longer-term loans of computer equipment, turning cameras on in class, and Minibus service.
Response to the sexual assault cases missed by the Students’ Union reporting tool
Published on 15th October 2020 at 14:40.
We want to express solidarity with the people affected when their reports were not received through the reporting tool due to errors with our website and systems. We try to deal with all issues as swiftly as we can but sometimes this doesn’t happen swiftly enough and we acknowledge that this is such an occurrence.
Rep results 2020
Published on 13th October 2020 at 11:00.
Student Reps are one of the ways that your Students' Union represents your academic interests. Reps are elected by the student body to ensure your voices are heard in the decisions that will impact you through collecting your feedback, and presenting your opinions to staff at the Union and University.
Unis Resist Border Controls (URBC) National Day of Protest in Support of International Students
Published on 6th October 2020 at 17:11.
Universities Resist Border Controls (URBC), with the help of the Officer team, is organising a national day of action tomorrow, Weds 7 Oct, in solidarity with Tier 4 International Students who are in precarious study and fee conditions.
Response to University’s message about student behaviour
Published on 24th September 2020 at 16:52.
Our response to the University's communication from Kelly Coate, the Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, which highlighted the potential consequences of students going against Covid-19 regulations.
Your questions answered: Access and returning to university
Published on 24th September 2020 at 11:02.
On Friday 18 and Monday 21 September 2020, we held two open discussions on access and returning to university. This was for students to raise concerns and questions about accessing online and ‘blended’ learning, social aspects of University life, financial concerns, moving around campus - and anything else you wanted to bring up.
Brighton & Hove Council launches Covid-19 ‘escalation tool’ with young people’s safety in mind
Published on 17th September 2020 at 09:46.
Brighton & Hove City Council has asked us to circulate information about their new ‘escalation framework’, which has just been introduced to keep everyone updated on the current rate of confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the city.
Open letter from a collective of Sussex academics and student-supporting professional services staff
Published on 10th September 2020 at 10:38.
A group of academics and student-supporting professional services staff have collaborated in writing an open letter to students, explaining their position on teaching in the new term.