Monthly Archives: March 2013

Appeal for Sussex House Staff Belongings

 The University of Sussex website are reporting that: ‘some personal belongings and money, as well as office supplies, have gone missing. The missing items include a signed card and a collection for a member of staff who is leaving, as … Continue reading

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‘Good’ Friday Eviction Update and Renewed Support

From the Occupation: ‘After an occupation lasting seven weeks, countless demonstrations, an EDM signed by 25 MPs, close to 10,000 names on petitions and a campus turned yellow, Management have taken action through the courts to forcibly evict the students … Continue reading

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Media Coverage and Court Hearing Update – Wednesday 27 March

Following from Monday’s events, the University have been granted an injunction banning all forms of protest on campus not consented to by management. This injunction is meant to provide the university with a right to evict the occupiers in Bramber … Continue reading

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Post Injunction Demo and Court Hearing Adjourned to Hear Defense!

See below how Sussex students and staff reacted today, Wednesday 27 March at 1pm, to yesterday’s injunction. In the meantime, the judge in the Royal High Court decided to adjourn the hearing to Thursday 28 March. The decision to grant … Continue reading

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Statement from the Occupation – 27 March – 9am

Petition to defend the right to protest: https://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/stop-the-protest-ban-at-sussex-university Monday 25th March saw the most magnificent student demonstration and in Sussex University’s history, stepping up the unity between students and workers against the commodification of higher education. In response to this … Continue reading

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Press Release – March 25 – 5.30pm

Press Release – 25/03/13 – 4.30pm Today marks an important and momentous day in the history of resistance at Sussex University and in the United Kingdom. At 1pm today, students from across the country stood alongside academics, university staff and … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Sussex ‘Pop-Up Union’ to fight outsourcing

press@popupunion.org http://www.popupunion.org 07813 507501 Sussex ‘Pop-Up Union’ to fight outsourcing Workers at the University of Sussex have formed a new union in a bid to halt the outsourcing of 235 campus jobs. The initiative comes from rank-and-file members of the … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown to Sussex’s Greatest Demo

Less than 24 hours before the biggest demo to ever set foot on Library Square. Students and academics are coming from across the country, and we have a great line up of speakers too. RALLY Monday 25 March 2013 – … Continue reading

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Press Release – 22 March 2013

Press Release – Sussex Against Privatisation – 22/03/13 At present, the ‘Stop the Privatisation of Sussex Services’ campaign has been going for over ten months, and the occupation at the University of Sussex, a last recourse for engagement with management, … Continue reading

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Academic Support

Here are two statements of support to the campaign for the 235 and the occupation, from the departments of Anthropology and International Relations at the University of Sussex. Please encourage your department to do the same! Dear students involved in … Continue reading

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