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Sussex University students occupy second building


More than 200 people take over lecture theatre in medical school in dispute over privatisation of campus services

Hundreds of students have occupied a second building at Sussex University as part of an escalating dispute over the privatisation of campus services.

More than 200 people took over a lecture theatre in the medical school in a bitter dispute that is now entering its third week.

In May the university announced it was to sell off some campus services, meaning 235 workers will be transferred to private companies from August.

The move provoked an angry backlash from some students and staff, 50 of whom occu...