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Welcome to Sussex Students' Union


WTF is TEF and why is it bad?

Don’t be deceived by its name; the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), part of the Higher Education Bill, that the government will be introducing in 2017/18 will negatively affect students, academics and universities in numerous ways.

Student Rep Welcome Event

The Student Rep Scheme has already kicked off into the 2016/17 year with a massively successful election held at the end of September – there was a record number of candidates and a huge 1324 students cast votes!

Training in Equality: Reasonable Adjustments Panel takes big leap forward

The University's Reasonable Adjustments panel has just received training outlining what the University’s duty is to provide reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act. This will have a big impact on those using the reasonable adjustments process.


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Elections Nominations open for NUS, Trustee and Officer elections
2nd September - 20th February
University of Sussex Students' Union
The Students' Union is led by students like you. Each year, students elect 10 officers to lead the Union, along with student trustees who oversee the governance of the Union, and NUS conference delegates who represent Sussex on a national level.
Referenda Submit referenda topics
18th September - 7th November
University of Sussex Students' Union
If you have a topic you want all students to vote on in the Autumn term, you can submit it via petition, or by contacting your Councillor to raise it at Union Council.
University of Sussex Students' Union Let's Do This! Action Alliance Meeting: Make Change Happen
26th October
Global Studies Resource Centre, Arts C, University of Sussex
Let's Do This! Action Alliance Meeting for all who want to Make Change Happen (everyone welcome)

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