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Second week of protests at University of Sussex
2:30pm Friday 22nd February 2013 in News
Students protest against privatisation of catering and facilities management jobs at University of Sussex
Students celebrated the second week of their campus protest with another lively rally.
Up to 300 activists waved banners and chanted slogans in opposition to the University of Sussex’s privatisation of catering and facility management jobs.
On February 7, students stormed the campus’ Bramber House before occupying the top floor conference centre.
The campaign has gathered considerable support over the fortnight, with famous faces such as comedian Frankie Boyle, director Ken Loach and writer Noam Chomsky among those backing the cause.
University bosses have said the privatisation of the jobs is necessary to help growth.
A spokeswoman said they were “reviewing” the situation.
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