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Think you’re funny? Win up to £350’s worth of Ticketmaster tickets!

Think you’re funny? Prove it and be in with a chance of winning £350’s worth of Ticketmaster tickets to spend on music gigs, live comedy or summer festivals, all in association with WeBuyAnyCar.com!

University to change email system
The current system has been the source of many complaints by students

The Roundcube email system students use will soon be scrapped and replaced with a more user-friendly email client.

Reduction in tuition fee increases for continuing international students

The Students’ Union (USSU) and the University have agreed annual tuition fee increases for all current international students for the remainder of their course. International students who have started or will commence their course, up to and including the 2015/16 academic year, will be subject to annual fee increases of 2.5% for the remainder of their course.


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Election & referenda results

Thousands of students voted in the Union's Executive elections and two referenda:

  • The Union will continue to sell tobacco products in its outlets
  • The Union will endorse the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement against Israel

The 2015/16 Full-time Officers will be Rianna, Bethan, Lyndsay, Sophie, Rose & Abe.

The 2015/16 Part-time Officers will be Pippa, Jaja, Rachel & Caroline.

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Who will lead the Union next year?

From 23-27 March, students will vote in the Full-time Officer and Part-time Officer elections.

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Should the Students' Union stop selling tobacco products in its outlets?

Should the Students' Union endorse the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement against Israel?

Vote on these proposals submitted by students from 23-27 March.

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Student Awards

Congratulations to the students shortlisted in our annual Student Awards.

You can now buy tickets for this evening of celebration.

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University of Sussex Students' Union Bike Month
2nd-31st March
University of Sussex
A month of events to get you on your bicycle, there's something for everyone, amateurs, experienced riders, and those without bikes. All events are free!
Snow Sussex Snow Easter Ski Trip
28th March - 5th April
Pas de la Casa, Andorra
This Easter, Sussex Snow brings you the CHEAPEST Easter trip we have ever run at £335! We will be hitting up Pas de la Casa in Andorra… turns out that tiny country between France and Spain has serious amounts to offer. ***BOOKING NOW OPEN***
East Slope Bar Open mic night
30th March
East Slope Bar
Open Mic Night at East Slope Bar with Sussex Live Music Society
Drama (SUDS) Black Comedy
30th March
Debating Chamber
On the 30th and 31st of March and 1st of April come and watch Black Comedy written by Peter Shaffer!
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University of Sussex Students' Union Bike-powered Smoothies
31st March
Falmer House
Free bike-powered smoothies and bicycle-related information at the Tuesday market.

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Elected student blogs

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Full-time Elected Officers

Lyndsay Burtonshaw
Michael Segalov
Bethan Hunt
Dan Greenberg
Abraham Baldry
Rianna Gargiulo