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Sussex: no staff will be forced to return to campus teaching

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University of Sussex says lecturers can decide when face-to-face tuition is safe

The University of Sussex has said that lecturers who do not feel able to restart face-to-face teaching this academic year will be able to choose when they return to campus.

In a joint statement on its website, the university’s executive group (UEG) and its branch of the University and College Union said that while the aim was to “facilitate a greater proportion of in-person teaching”, the university would “actively ensure that no coercive measures are used to achieve this”.

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