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Students occupy roof at Sussex University

Issue No. 2187

Around 150 students have occupied the roof and conference centre of Bramber House at Sussex University, near Brighton, today. They are protesting at management’s plans for cuts across campus. The conference centre is often hired out to private companies.

Some 400 students held a demonstration on campus today as part of an ongoing campaign to save jobs, courses and services from the plans. The university is planning to cut £3 million this academic year, and £5 million next year.

The campaign has united staff and students in recent months and has held militant protests outside finance and other management meetings to put their point across.

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Mon 8 Feb 2010, 16:05 GMT
Issue No. 2187
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