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Student-Led Campaigns

The Students' Union supports students to campaign on issues that affect them through providing advice, resources and access to funding. 

Student campaigning groups:

Fossil Free Sussex - To persuade the University to divest from fossil fuels and establish an ethical investment policy.

Sweatshop Free Sussex - Sweatshop Free Sussex aims to persuade the university to join Electronics Watch and to raise awareness of workers’ rights abuses in the electronics industry.

Sussex on Ecosia - To make Ecosia the default search engine for Sussex University

Degrees, not Fees - To work towards the abolition of Tuition fees

Decolonize Education - To empower all students through an education that recognises all knowledge as equally valid, undermines society’s inequalities, and brings students to an awareness required to be leaders in driving necessary change.

Following a successful campaign to educate students about sexual consent, I Heart Consent is now embedded within the University. Find out more below:

I Heart Consent - To educate Sussex students about sexual consent.

Get involved

Do you have a passion for protesting? Do you want to take part in collective campaigning to make real change? Do you want to make some pals while making a positive impact? 

Do you just hate injustice? 

Sussex Students’ Union supports student-led campaigns to make lasting positive impact to your experiences at Sussex. 

So if you’re passionate about doing the right thing, or if you just want to help out a bit and get that warm fuzzy feeling, here are a number of ways that you can get involved with making change!

Organise your own campaign »


If you’re planning on running any campaigning events or activities, please use our accessibility checklist to make sure your event is as inclusive as possible.

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