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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.

General Election Question Time update

Following an all student poll, in which 327 students participated, the Students’ Union Executive Committee have voted to withdraw the suggested threshold needed for parties to be represented at the General Election Question Time Event to be held on campus in March.

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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Democracy Nominations open for NUS UK officers
5th January - 4th March
Nominate yourself for a position as a National Union of Students UK officer from January 5th. Note that this is a position with NUS, not the Sussex conference delegate positions.
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!
University of Sussex Students' Union Bike Month Bike Trains
2nd March
Velo Café
Ride with us and a soundsystem to uni
Sussex in Transition Green Week
2nd-6th March
University of Sussex
A week of events on and around campus promoting sustainable living.

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Elected student blogs

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Full-time Elected Officers

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