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Get ready | Freshers’ 2020

Published on 16th July 2020 at 17:09.

Things may still be a little uncertain, but at the Students' Union we are planning the best possible Freshers' experience to safely welcome you to Sussex.

Mass action | Join the Student Complaint Chain

Published on 7th July 2020 at 17:20.

In the wake of the past academic year, the National Union of Students is building a case for mass complaint action to take to the government. And they are calling for student input!

Role Models Project creates digital resources for local secondary schools

Published on 1st July 2020 at 17:24.

The Role Models Project is a Students' Union volunteer programme and elective module which involves training Sussex students to create and deliver workshops in local secondary schools.

Statement | In solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community in Egypt (and beyond)

Published on 19th June 2020 at 17:34.

Words from your incoming LGBTQ+ Part-time Officer, Yasser.

Officer update | Tuesday briefing with University management

Published on 16th June 2020 at 17:47.

Tuesday, 16 June: No ex gratia - and how to make a complaint, January graduation for postgrads, Uni accommodation room swapping, assessment periods student consultation.

Officer update | Monday briefing with University management

Published on 15th June 2020 at 17:51.

Monday, 15 June: Mortuary on campus, housing swaps, visas for postgrad students deferring, Ex Gratia scheme, January graduation, more transparent communications.

Officer Statement | The University and Black Lives Matter

Published on 11th June 2020 at 17:57.

Thursday, 11 June: A statement from your Officer team following a meeting with the Vice Chancellor and University Executive team today.

Officer update | Tuesday briefing with University management

Published on 10th June 2020 at 17:59.

Includes: Waiving of £275 'continuation' fee, Exceptional Circumstances claims following Black Lives Matter protests, Hardship Fund money for Postgraduate Research students, Distance Learning and the No Detriment policy.

Statement | Free Ferry Gombo

Published on 8th June 2020 at 18:01.

Your Undergraduate Education Officer, Chris, and Society & Citizenship Officer, Ijlal, have a statement regarding the recent arrest of Ferry Gombo, Head of the Students' Union at the University of Cenderawasih in West Papua.

Academic misconduct | Five ways to avoid it

Published on 4th June 2020 at 18:04.

The last thing you want is to be accused of academic misconduct. See our Advice team's five best tips for steering clear of it.

Officer update | Thursday briefing with University management

Published on 4th June 2020 at 14:00.

Thursday, 4 June: IT provision and support over weekends, Exceptional circumstances, Study Abroad students, Online Distance Learning, International students and plans for returning to University.