Campaigns currently being run by the Students' Union:
I Heart Consent - To educate Sussex students about sexual consent.
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.
Union-recognised student campaigning groups:
Fossil Free Sussex - To persuade the University to divest from fossil fuels and establish an ethical investment policy.
Action Mental Health - To get the university to implement all the policy points that have been established in the joint action plan to improve counselling services that have been stated it will deliver on as well to be more inclusive and effective for minorities.
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
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 run campaigns with and for students, to make lasting positive impact to your experiences at Sussex. Students are key in driving forward the campaigns that we support, by helping us to shape and deliver our campaigns in the best way for students.
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!
Join a Union campaign team »
Suggest a Union campaign or idea »
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.