We support students' rights to protest peacefully about issues that matter to them.
Current immigration policies make international students feel unwelcome in our country and watched on our campuses.
Luqman has been an important part of the Sussex student community for a number of years, being a catalyst for numerous inspiring events with Black History Month, and campaigns with I Too Am Sussex and the movement to Decolonise the Curriculum.
We support students' calls for Luqman to be allowed to remain in this country as we fear that if he is forced to return to Nigeria he will be unable to access the vital health care he needs.
The Students’ Union Executive and Students’ Union Council voted earlier this year to oppose the PREVENT agenda referred to by protesters. Universities are places for education, not surveillance.
We fully support the protesters’ call to convert the the University’s 50 fee scholarships for refugees into full scholarships including living support and the demand for a decolonized education.
Elected officers will be meeting University officials to advocate on Luqman's behalf.
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Wed 26 Feb 2020
See our Jan/Feb round up of facts, figures and some of the issues currently faced by students at Sussex and beyond.
Mon 24 Feb 2020
We would like to remind students of the mental health and wellbeing services available both on and off campus.
Tue 11 Feb 2020
The Students' Union has been made aware of students experiencing racism, hate crime and discrimination in light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak in Brighton.
Thu 06 Feb 2020
Latest advice and statement from the University following reported cases in Brighton and on Sussex campus.
Tue 04 Feb 2020
Strike action starts on Thurs 20 Feb and will escalate each week, ending in a week-long walkout from Mon 9 to Fri 13 March.
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