_88590913_de53After much confusion and protest following the announcement in March that the University of Brighton would be pulling out of Hastings, U of B have launched a 3 month public consultation on the future of a University Centre at Hastings. The key objectives set out by U of B claim the move will provide Hastings with more “flexibility” but how this works in real terms has yet to be decided, or seen at least, and any accountability for the £12 million pounds of tax payers money spent on the U of B Hastings campus seems unclear.

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