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Since the start of 2013, Sussex University students have been at the forefront of the British student movement. Whereas the occupations, sit-ins and protests of 2010 and 2011 were a direct response to the trebling of tuition fees to £9,000 per year, the privatisation of on-campus services has been the motivation behind recent events at Sussex. Jo Pickard of the Sussex Marxist Society provides a Marxist perspective on the campaign against privatisation at Sussex.