Alexander Northwood

News Editor of The Sussex Tab

Alexander Northwood
Sussex University


The Tab's journalism is brought to you by young reporters who like being first. On university campuses, our writers deliver local news you care about. At The Tab HQ, our experienced journalists write about everything from breaking news to politics to pop culture to TikTok trends to the latest entertainment and celeb gossip. Our aim is to deliver sharp, original, and agenda-setting journalism to young people. All our stories are fact checked and sources verified. Further information on our editorial policies and processes can be found here.


The University of Sussex ranked among the top 20 universities in the UK

We were ranked in the top 200 in the world!

My online teaching has not been to a ‘high standard’ and I want my money back

What am I even paying for at this point?

Meet the inspiring Sussex student providing face masks to frontline medical staff

He’s raised £750 and could make up to 200 masks!

Meet the Sussex student creating face masks for frontline NHS staff

He’s raised £750 and could make up to 200 masks

The University of Sussex will not refund tuition fees for COVID-19 pandemic

The Pro-Vice Chancellor For Education and Students insisted that online teaching was of “high-standard”.

The University of Sussex to implement “no-detriment” policy

Put simply, your grades cannot go down!

‘University of Wetherspoon’s’: Sussex Uni under fire for terminating staff amid pandemic

The university has been accused of ‘profiteering off a health pandemic’

Here’s how your favourite Brighton clubs have been responding to COVID-19

What the hell am I gonna do with my life?

Sussex students are heading to the beach to escape the coronavirus anxiety

Sun, sea and COVID-19

Forget the deadlines! Here’s everything that’s happening in Brighton this March

Winter is nearly over!

…Ready for it? A Taylor Swift club night is coming to Brighton!

And thirteen year-old me is screaming

‘Suspicious package’ found near University of Brighton

Police are advising people to stay away from the area

Dear Vice-Chancellor, when will these strikes end?

Yours sincerely, a frustrated third year.

Breaking: Sussex house has been blockaded by protestors

They have been blocking the entrances since 7am

‘It’s an assault on education’: We spoke to Caroline Lucas at the Sussex lecturer strikes

‘We are here to say loudly and clearly: no, we will not stand for that.’

Sussex students offered money for disruptions to hot water and electricity

Some were offered as little as £6.93.

Sussex lecturers announce more strike action

Eight days of strikes have been scheduled

A love letter to: FOMO @ Revenge

Sorry mum, I’m a FOMOsexual

The Brighton and Sussex Winter Ball is BACK

Champagne, acrobats, free food? Yes please!

Pav Tav is closing for good this week and now I’m crying

Wave goodbye to those Thursday drink deals

Sussex Freshers 2019: Our guide to all the events that’ll get you smashed!

Will you make it to all of them?

Man ‘beaten up by restaurant staff’ after Pride meal with boyfriend

He says the staff dragged him out of the restaurant

Sussex is paying students £500 because their course wasn’t good enough

The uni apologised in face to face meetings

Sussex student involved in car crash with the Duke of Kent

The student was left ‘completely stunned’ after road accident with the Duke of Kent

University of Sussex ranked eighth best place to study chemistry

But how did we rank overall?

Update: McDonald’s vegan activist charged by police

She will appear in court at the beginning of next month.

Vegan activist arrested after covering London Road McDonald’s in fake blood

They wore pig masks and shouted ‘no excuse for animal abuse’

The University of Sussex ranks second best in the UK… for American Studies

But how did the uni rank overall?

Sussex students confess the things they wish they could tell their housemates to their face

‘I shat in your sink’

We want to hear your Sussex housemate confessions

It’s time for round 2

An honest review of: Coldean

Yeah it’s walking to distance to uni, but is it even in Brighton?

From ‘Spill the Tea’ to ‘Sussex Uni Boob Team’: Sussex SU adds 64 new societies

Which one are you going to join?

Uni Secret Santa gift ideas for the housemate you don’t like that much

The guide for buying a present for that guy you’ve literally only met four times since September

Brighton Uni Freshers’ Fair sex work stand branded ‘beyond disgraceful’

A Freshers’ Fair stall offered students advice on how to be a safe sex worker

All the worst things about the Sussex Uni Library

Seriously, who cares if it’s designed to look like books???

I went to every bar on Sussex Campus in one evening…and it got messy

Good-bye East Slope, hello IDS

BREAKING: All Sussex lessons on Thursday cancelled

The news comes as the proposed demonstration plans to ‘Shut down Sussex’

U Going Smokeys? A guide to clubbing in Maidenhead

An informative guide to clubbing in Theresa May’s parliamentary constituency