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Student Union’s AGM descends into Farce

May 13, 2010 by


Students members of the Southampton University Student’s Union (SUSU) were disappointed today by a chaotic Annual General Meeting, which denied many students the chance to represent their Motions and have their voice heard in the one meeting they can freely speak. The AGM, which began 45 minutes late after 12pm due to too few members […]

University cuts Sports Studies despite Student Protest

March 29, 2010 by


The University of Southampton has taken the decision to cut Sports Studies and several other related programmes despite growing and vocal opposition by student activists.  The decision was taken last Thursday by the University Court whilst a noisy protest took place outside attended by over 50 staff and students, despite the decision being scheduled to […]

Sussex University occupied over staff and course cuts

February 10, 2010 by


Part of the University of Sussex was occupied for 29 hours on the 8th of February by the group Defend Sussex in protest over impending cuts to both staff and courses.  The following statement was released by the occupiers: We have occupied the top floor of Bramber House, University of Sussex, Brighton. There are 106 […]

Southampton University to cut Sports programmes

January 9, 2010 by


The University of Southampton has decided to phase out its sports programmes from the School of Education, leading to a mass outcry from Sports science and other students, as well as an online facebook campaign and petition backed by a pro-athlete in team GB.  The courses include Sports Management, Sports Studies, and two foundation degrees […]