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University to change email system
The current system has been the source of many complaints by students

The Roundcube email system students use will soon be scrapped and replaced with a more user-friendly email client.

Reduction in tuition fee increases for continuing international students

The Students’ Union (USSU) and the University have agreed annual tuition fee increases for all current international students for the remainder of their course. International students who have started or will commence their course, up to and including the 2015/16 academic year, will be subject to annual fee increases of 2.5% for the remainder of their course.

A guide to free printing with the Students' Union
The printer is provided by a company called All I Want is Print and maintained by the Students' Unio

There is now a free-to-use printer in the Common Room of Falmer House. This is a guide on how to use it, and to make the most of free printing.

Study abroad development
Students studying abroad will now not have their marks reduced

Due to a large volume of complaints, Students' Union Education Officer, Bethan Hunt, has lobbied the University to improve marking practices for students studying abroad.


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You can run the Union

Seriously. No experience required - just ideas for how to make things better.

Any current Sussex or BSMS student can nominate themself in our Full-time Officer and Part-time Officer elections.

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Student Awards

Congratulations to the students shortlisted in our annual Student Awards.

You can now buy tickets for this evening of celebration.

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Elections Nominations open for the Students' Union elections
23rd February - 9th March
Nominate yourself for the Union's Full-time Officer and Part-time Officer positions. The deadline is 9am 9 March.
University of Sussex Students' Union Bike Month
2nd-31st March
University of Sussex
A month of events to get you on your bicycle, there's something for everyone, amateurs, experienced riders, and those without bikes. All events are free!
Sussex in Transition Green Week
2nd-6th March
University of Sussex
A week of events on and around campus promoting sustainable living.
4th-6th March
Debating Chamber, Falmer House
'I don’t want to talk about it’ explores the flaws of human nature, namely our inability to talk about our feelings and the consequences this has.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
4th-7th March
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.

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Full-time Elected Officers

Lyndsay Burtonshaw
Michael Segalov
Bethan Hunt
Dan Greenberg
Abraham Baldry
Rianna Gargiulo