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Union campaigns

Access Sussex - To lobby the University to make campus more accessible for students with disabilities.

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

Time to Change mental health - To improve the attitude of staff and students campus-wide on issues relating to mental health.

Decolonise Sussex - To empower all students through an education that recognises all knowledge as equally valid.

Fair Fees for PGTs - To agree a 2.5% cap on PGT Fee increases with fees set in a clear and transparent way through the correct fee setting process

TEF OFF - To prevent the implementation of TEF, other tuition fee rises and to resist the commodification of education.

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Campaign News

Students’ Union campaign TEF OFF launched against rising tuition fees and debt

The Students’ Union has launched its’ latest campaign against rising tuition fees under the Higher Education Bill and the implementation of the Teaching Excellence Framework, TEF, linking excellence teaching to higher fees, determined by inaccurate metrics.

Have your say on Exceptional Circumstances

We would like to hear from students who have submitted, or have considered submitting, an Exceptional Circumstances claim (formerly known as Mitigating Evidence) in the last two academic years.

Challenging stigma around mental health at Sussex and BSMS

To coincide with Time to Change's Time to Talk day on Thursday February 4th 2016, the Students' Union is publishing findings from last year's student mental health and well-being survey.

The hidden financial costs of studying at Sussex

Bethan and Rose, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Education Officers, are reviewing hidden financial costs associated with studying at the University of Sussex . Fill in this survey to create a picture of the biggest financial pressures our students are facing.


Student-Led Campaigns

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

SABS (Sussex and Brighton Students) Save the NHSTo promote and protect our National Health Service as free, fair, and publicly run, operating in the best interests of the health and wellbeing of the general public.