Rent, sport, mental health services: Your officers meet with University management
Published on 4th March 2021 at 16:51.
This week, Students’ Union officers have had a series of meetings with the University senior management team. We have tried to incorporate as many of your questions and concerns that were gathered through the student reps network, connectors, committees, social media and group chats.
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.
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.
Officer update - Weekly Meeting with Kelly Coate and Jayne Aldridge
Published on 29th October 2020 at 17:30.
There were a number of issues on which we were seeking clarity and action, which we raised with Graeme as below. We asked for an email update about these issues, as we are concerned about the extent to which the University is engaging with student representation at the moment.
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.