Emily Hume

News Editor of The Tab Sussex

Emily Hume
Sussex University


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Sussex places in The Guardian’s top 20 for 13 subject areas

We also beat Brighton by 81 places overall

University of Brighton employee admits to killing his boss but denies murder

He has pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility

Classic gothic drama: SMuTS presents Jekyll and Hyde

The musical is running until Saturday

Boundary Festival’s first headliner has been announced

One of the most creative live mixers ever is heading to Brighton

Dear Housemate … Sussex’s housemate confessions revealed

You lot are horrible

Dear Housemate … It’s time to submit the things you secretly want to tell your housemates

We know that stealing milk is the least of your crimes …

The Sussex picket line is cutting off the entire campus – what gives them the right?

Campus is more than a lecturer’s workplace

Cancelled lectures? Here’s how to fill your time at Sussex during the strikes

Maybe it’s time to finally address that reading from week one

Channel 4 are looking for Brighton applicants for Couples Come Dine With Me

Tag your boyfriend

Revelation of ex-Sussex VC’s pay out set to spark debate over “excessive vice-chancellor pay”

Michael Farthing received £230,000 when he left the university

Sussex Students’ Union announces this year’s Varsity substitute

The event will replace the traditional Sussex vs Brighton Varsity following violence last year

The Brighton Centre will open its doors to rough sleepers this weekend

A room in the conference centre will be able to shelter up to 30 homeless people

We asked students from other unis what they think of Sussex

Everything from politics, to food, to drugs is green

Old Steine cordoned off due to a fire in a bar

Eyewitnesses reported smoke billowing out of the building

Breaking: Sussex Police make two arrests in connection with racist attack

A 16 and 17 year old boy have been arrested on suspicion of committing grievous bodily harm with intent

Brighton Pride 2017 raised almost £150,000 for local causes

The police and council have estimated over 400,000 people celebrated the biggest Pride so far

I swear you find these items in every Sussex student house

If you don’t have a Student Taxis mug are you even a student in Brighton?

Sussex beats Brighton by 85 places in The Times Good University Guide

Sussex ranked third in the South East

Fresher Diaries: How the Saturday moving in day played out

The freshers are among us

Double roadworks set to cause major disruption as students return

Works on North Street and at the Elm Grove, Lewes Road and Union Road junction will lead to over 100 bus diversions per hour

A guide to being a Sussex fresher on a student budget

Get more bang for your buck

A day-by-day guide to Brighton’s drinks deals

Never pay full price for a drink

Weather warning issued for Sussex following heatwave

A Met Office yellow warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms will be in place from 6am tomorrow

Manchester counter-terrorism investigation spreads to Sussex

Police investigating the Manchester Arena attack arrested a 23 year old man in Shoreham in the early hours of this morning

Sussex makes top 20 in The Guardian’s league table

Sussex has held its top 20 place in the 2018 University League Table

Donuts at The Green Door Store is no more

After five years at the Green Door Store, Donuts has been given a few days notice to leave the venue

Let’s not forget, Sussex is still a sick university and here is why

There’s more to us than Varsity brawls and detestable alumni

Energetic and moving: SMuTS presents West Side Story

The performance will be running until Saturday

Clubbers of the week: St Patrick’s Day edition

This week’s clubbers will have you Dublin over with laughter

What does it take to become Sussex’s Vice-Chancellor?

Ever wondered what’s in between you and that £295,000 pay packet?

‘Jet fuel can’t melt Jews’: Anti-Semitic messages left on Sussex’s ‘Before I Die’ wall

The writing has now been removed

Everything happening in Brighton on St Patrick’s Day

The ultimate guide to events on the booziest day of the year

East Sussex suicide prevention service faced with closure

The sanctuary’s Public Health funding ends at the end of the month

Sussex to teach classes on how to deal with right wing attitudes

A professor led a workshop for academic staff on how to “deal with right-wing attitudes in the classroom”.

Regression Sessions is returning to Brighton

The chaos of a kid’s birthday party combined with electronic music touches down at Concorde 2 next month

Sussex to increase accommodation prices for 2017/18

Rents will increase by £1.74 – £4.27 a week

Why Revs Beaconsfield should be crowned the UK’s most tragic hometown club

South Bucks’ favourite mixing place of the young and beautiful

We asked Brighton club promoters philosophical questions

They know how to get you VIP and a free bottle, but what do they think of John Stuart Mill’s harm principle?

The SU will be providing students with drug testing kits

The kits will be available in the next few weeks on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis.

Someone in Northfield put a bike on a lamp post

Is there no end to the madness?

There’s a scam government grant email going around Sussex

An email sent from a Loughborough Uni address is offering students a £1,829 grant

A complete guide on how to prepare for the uni ski trip

Ski hard, drink harder

It’s almost time to say goodbye to Brighton’s Snowdogs

We’ll all be sad to see them go

Sussex are recruiting for University Challenge

Are you one of Sussex’s top four students?

Sussex students show solidarity with refugees in campus chalk attack

The campaign in photos

Is Brighton not good enough for the Coca-Cola truck?

Why visit Eastbourne but not Brighton?

The love-hate relationship you have with South Bucks nightlife

Admit it, you love all these places

Further deadline extensions due to continued IT problems

Deadlines for next week have also been extended

Sussex extends deadlines after technology failure

All deadlines for this week have been extended to Monday

An introvert’s guide to university halls

It’s OK to take a break

Catcalling is the most attractive thing a man can do

Nothing makes a woman feel better than hearing ‘oi oi sexy’ being shouted out of an old Corsa

Why has the whole university been invited to a meeting?

Yes, it’s annoying, but it’s provided a place for some brilliant replies

Sussex Vice Chancellor openly condemns Theresa May

He feels we are in less safe hands with May than with Cameron

Shabitat’s £1 sale has returned and it’s bigger and better than ever

The good, the bad and the ugly

Stop telling me I’m posh because I live in Northfield

The Queen won’t be popping round for tea any time soon.

Why going out with the boys is always much better than going out with the girls

There’s just less drama

We spoke to freshers about what their parents thought they got up to during Freshers’ Week

We have probs let them down