Update from Officer meeting with University management, Thursday 7 January
Published on 8th January 2021 at 14:32.
Your Officers met with University management on Thursday, 7 January and discussed: No Detriment, Online teaching, Assessments, Exceptional circumstances, Rent strike, Rent reduction, Student parents during lockdown, and Trans and Non-binary students & email structure.
Happy New Year and an update on the new term
Published on 5th January 2021 at 16:21.
It’s fair to say 2021 is not off to the best of starts. Solidarity and sympathy from everyone at the Union. We wanted to get in touch to outline news about the new lockdown restrictions, pass on a message from the Sussex Renters’ Union about the Rent Strike and share an open letter from the Save Our Grades campaign for no detriment.
NUS Conference Delegate election results
Published on 4th December 2020 at 13:38.
The National Union of Students (NUS) is a confederation of UK students’ unions that fights for student issues and a better future for higher education. They represent students at a national level, making student involvement key to ensuring our voices are heard.
To our Chinese student community - Beware of scams and fraud
Published on 3rd December 2020 at 16:21.
If you receive such a call requesting personal information or bank account details you should end the call immediately, do not return it using redial and never transfer money by any method even if requested to do so.
All Members Meeting: What do you want from next term?
Published on 2nd December 2020 at 16:30.
An all members meeting is a democratic structure that the Students’ Union hasn’t used in many years. It’s open to all students at Sussex and is a space where students can directly have their views heard and help shape the stance the Students’ Union takes when making decisions and talking to the University.
Statement of solidarity on Dragsoc “zoombombing”
Published on 3rd November 2020 at 17:27.
The Students’ Union stands in solidarity with DragSoc members, and all LGBTQ+ people, after a recent online social was interrupted by a number of anonymous homophobic and transphobic callers posting horrific slurs.
The results are in: Your Representatives and Part Time Officers
Published on 30th October 2020 at 14:28.
The Union elects students to represent certain groups of students to ensure that their voices are heard and their specific needs are met when decisions are being made that affect them. You have been voting for three representative roles and two Postgraduate Part Time Officer positions.
Unions stand with our catering staff - save our frontline workers
Published on 30th October 2020 at 08:43.
These staff are as much a part of the University as its direct employees. Indeed many of them were directly employed by Sussex prior to the TUPE transfer to Chartwells. They are among the lowest paid and most vulnerable workers on campus and, in addition, are on the frontline in terms of Covid-19 exposure.