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Workers and students at the University of Sussex who are opposed to the plan to privatize 235 jobs.

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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A weekend at Bramber house

We want to open up the occupied space for events that are both fun and educational. Also, we want to give people the opportunity to come and see what we are up to here. To come in call 0746 234 0598 ************************ … Continue reading

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STUDENTS, show solidarity with the #FairPayinHE 3 Dec strike and send this to your professors

Subject: Regarding Class on the 3rd of December Dear _____, Hope all is well. As a student of yours, I wanted to bring to your attention something of great importance to myself, as well as fellow coursemates and staff in … Continue reading

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Letter of Support to the Occupiers of Bramber House

Since the evening of Tuesday 26 November 2013, students at the University of Sussex have occupied the first floor of Bramber House. This space was occupied last February and is currently where Chartwells, the company now in charge of outsourced … Continue reading

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Posession Order for eviction arrived

We have just been served eviction notices on the doors to the Conference Centre on the top floor of Bramber House. A hearing will take place on the 3rd of December (Strike Day!) at 10am.This court hearing will establish whether … Continue reading

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Response to University of Sussex Management press release 27th November 2013

This afternoon, the University of Sussex published a statement regarding the occupation of the Bramber House Conference Centre, which stated that the university has “started legal steps” against the occupiers. The university management released this statement with absolutely no contact … Continue reading

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Full statement and demands from the Bramber House occupiers, 27 Nov 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 01.24 27 NOV 2013 Email: sussexagainstprivatisation@gmail.com Twitter: occupy_sussex Facebook: Occupy Sussex (Page) – Stop the Privatization of Sussex Services (Group) This evening, Sussex students have reoccupied the Bramber House Conference Centre to protest and fight against the … Continue reading

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re-occupation of Bramber house

This evening, Sussex students have reoccupied the Bramber House Conference Centre to protest and fight against the privatisation of services on our campus, and marketisiation of higher education. This occupation is part of on going actions at the University of … Continue reading

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On the privatisation of the student loan books

Since 2010, the Coalition government have carried out sweeping attacks on higher education in the name of ‘austerity’. In the past 3 years, we have seen trebled tuition fees, and the introduction of private companies onto university campuses. The latest … Continue reading

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