Monthly Archives: December 2013

Statement of the Students’ Union on the “reinstatement” of the Sussex 5

The five students who were suspended and excluded from the University have been informed that their suspensions and exclusions from the campus have been lifted, but they still face disciplinary action. The students were suspended by the Vice-Chancellor on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Reinstate the Sussex Five! Week of Action

Five Sussex students have been suspended indefinitely for taking part in legal demonstrations and occupations against uni management’s privatisation plans and in support of the recent staff strike. This is an attempt by management to intimidate students from exercising their … Continue reading

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Solidarity statements for the Sussex Five

Five Sussex Students have been suspended indefinitely for taking part in protests against the privatisation of the university and in support of the recent staff strike for fair and equal pay. Management are trying to intimidate and deter students from … Continue reading

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Northfield workers support the suspended students because the suspended students supported the northfield workers

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON SUSPENSIONS

Five Sussex students were today, Wednesday 4th December, suspended by Vice-Chancellor, Michael Farthing as he exercised his “authority to temporarily suspend [their] studies and exclude [them] from the University campus.” The suspensions follow protests against the outsourcing of Sussex services … Continue reading

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5 protesters got suspended

Wednesday the 4th of December, 5 students were suspended by the Vice-Chancellor Michael Farthing for their involvement in the occupation of the Bramber House Conference Centre which ended yesterday. The occupation left peacefully to support the nation-wide strike in defence … Continue reading

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Final statement from the Bramber House occupation

We, the occupiers of Bramber House, are leaving our occupation in order to join our staff at the picket lines in the fight for fair pay in higher education. These staff are fighting against a 13% pay cut since 2008, … Continue reading

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STUDENTS: This is Why You Shouldn’t Cross the Picket Lines Tomorrow!

Why You Shouldn’t Cross A Picket Line On Tuesday 3rd of December, university staff across the UK will be going on strike. This decision has been taken by the 3 main unions in higher education – Unite, Unison & UCU. … Continue reading

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Why & How To Strike

Strike Tuesday 3rd December Reject cuts to real wages. Why strike? Workers in Higher education have had pay offers below the level of inflation since 2008. In terms of take home pay this has meant a pay cut of up … Continue reading

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