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Pop in and see us in the Activities Centre on the first floor of Falmer House

Societies - societies@sussexstudent.com - 01273 877641

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Events run by students

Drama (SUDS) Autumn Term Auditions!
22nd-23rd September
Falmer House
Come and audition for our Autumn Term play programme! There's no need to prepare anything, and no previous experience required! Just turn up anytime between 6pm and 10pm on Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd of September, and sign up!
Choir First choir rehearsal of term
22nd September
Meeting House
Come and try us out!
Urban Gaming Domination CTF
22nd September
Library Square, University of Sussex Campus.
For our next game we'll be playing a slight variant of Capture the Flag called Domination. Monday 22nd September, 7PM.
Liberal Democrats First Lib Dem Meeting
22nd September
Meeting Room 2, Top Floor, Falmer House, Sussex Campus
Our first meeting, this is still about getting to know people but will be more centered towards discussing Liberal Democrat events, politics and policies.
RE:CYCLE (bike hire) RE:CYCLE Sussex Bike Hire Pizza Social
22nd September
Falmer House Common Room
Come along to Falmer House Common Room for free pizza and to learn how you could get involved in recycling bikes from landfill for students to use to get to uni quicker, cheaper, easier and greener.
History First History Social
22nd September
Falmer Bar and the Haunt
Join us for our first history social themed anything from the 20th Century! Dressing up is entirely up to you. Meet us at Falmer Bar from 7:30 and we're ending at the Haunt with reduced entry (£2)
Society meeting
Live Music Open Mic Night @ East Slope Bar
22nd September
East Slope Bar
Come along to our Open Mic Night at Sussex campus's East Slope Bar. All music genres welcome, and ANYBODY can perform! Live music will run from 8pm-late, but be sure to get down early to secure the spot you want.
Drama (SUDS) Autumn Term Auditions!
23rd September
Falmer House
Come and audition for our Autumn Term play programme! There's no need to prepare anything, and no previous experience required! Just turn up anytime between 6pm and 10pm on Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd of September, and sign up!
Marxist What is Marxism?
23rd September
Falmer House Meeting Room 2
Come to our second introductory meeting of the term, where we'll be discussing what the ideas of Marxism are, as well as what they are not; the myths that surround the ideas of Karl Marx and why you should join the fight for socialism.
Swing Bringing Swinging Feet To Falmer Back Bar
23rd September
Falmer Back Bar, Campus
Come and take a peek, this Tuesday night, as our society swing dancers take to the floor. We'll be kicking, clapping and swivelling to your favourite swing tunes over the student chatter and clinking of drinks!
Society meeting
Anim8s (Animation Fans United) First Meeting: Mulan Screening
23rd September
Arts A2 Lecture Theatre
Join us for our first film screening of the year - Mulan! All welcome.
Society meeting
Ultimate Frisbee FIRST MOHAWKS SOCIAL
24th-25th September
62 park cresent road, 39 St. Pauls Street
FIRST SOCIAL! freshers meet at Falmer bar by 8 on wednesday, then we'll all head down to DP ( for girlies) or Adam's house (for manly people). Girls bring £5 as all cocktails will be supplied! Guys byob We'll all head down together to Pryzm! Fun!!!
Friends of Palestine Free lunch & film screening: Occupation 101
24th September
Fulton 214
Occupation 101 is an award-winning documentary on the history and root causes of the situation in Palestine, and covers a wide range of topics ranging from the beginnings of Zionist settlement in Palestine through to the Gaza 'disengagement'.
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Freshers Picnic
24th September
Library Square
Come and get to know the team and support Whoopsadaisy with good food!
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Breaking The Ice - Meet & Greet
24th September
Mandela Hall
Ukulele First Meeting
24th September
Falmer House, Meeting Room 1
Come along and join in one of our sessions! Beginners: 6pm - 7pm Advanced: 7pm - 8pm We'll probably have a drink or two at Falmer Bar afterwards as well, so stick around!
Sussex Trading Society Weekly Meeting
24th September
Flamer House Room 3
Society meeting
Oddsoc Weekly Games Gathering
24th September
Falmer House - Meeting Room 3
OddSoc's weekly gathering to play board games and be in good company.
Snow Sussex Snow First Social
24th September
Falmer Bar, Above Audio and TBA
It's time to learn what Sussex Snow does best...
Dance Jazz Troupe Auditions!
25th September
Mandela Hall
Come along to Sussex Dance Society's Jazz troupe auditions!
Anthropology Falmer bar social
25th September
Falmer Bar
Come and join us in Falmer bar for some drinks! Great chance to get to meet people in Anthropology across all years!
American Football Sussex Saxons Try-out Session 2
25th September
Saxons try-out 2. Bring water, appropriate footwear for grass and a gumshield. Attendance at both try-out sessions is necessary to be considered for a roster spot. We look forward to seeing you there
International Relations First IRSoc social of term!
25th September
Falmer Back Bar
All are welcome to our first IRSoc social of the year!
Football Manager Welcome Event
25th September
Falmer Bar
Swing Swing Taster Session
26th September
Sussex Sports Centre
Pop in to our taster classes which will be sure to make you giggle. For a meagre £3.50, you will be given a crash course in Swing by our qualified teacher. No dance experience required!
Sports fixture | Society meeting
Geography Geography T Shirt Social!
26th September
Falmer Bar, The Globe Pub, Coalition
Walking Lewes via Kingston Walk
27th September
Library Square
Walking socs first full walk is to lewes, we'll stop at a pub in the lovely village of kingston on the way
Society meeting
Italian First Italian Society Dinner 2014-15
27th September
Al Duomo Italian Restaurant
Come and join us to meet new people and taste some yummy Italian food!!!! :D :D :D
Sports fixture
Robotics Robotics Workshop 1 - Intro to Robotics
29th September
Ultimate Frisbee ABC Party
1st-2nd October
The first Mohawks house party of the year and it is the internationally famous ABC party. thats right wear what you want, just make sure its not clothes. crisp bags, balloons, sponges, clingfilm, all great things to make clothes from!! oh funsies
Business Christmas Challenge Briefing
1st October
Jubilee Room 360
Christmas fair charity challenge briefing .
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG and Urban Gaming Soc's Scavenger Hunt
1st October
University of Sussex Campus
Urban Gaming Scavenger Hunt (In association with Sussex RAG)
1st October
Library Square, University of Sussex Campus.
University of Sussex Urban Games and Sussex RAG join forces to bring you Scavenger Hunt, an epic treasure hunt style game taking you around the whole of Campus! £2 per player, all proceeds go to Sussex RAG!
Friends of Palestine First PalSoc meeting of term
1st October
Fulton 214
An especially important first meeting of term to decide what BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) campaign the society will run for the rest of the year. New faces especially welcome.
Football Manager Lewes v Peacehaven
1st October
FMsoc's first visit to Lewes this year to watch this Ryman Premier local derby
Swing Swing Taster Session
3rd October
Sussex Sports Centre
Pop in to our taster classes which will be sure to make you giggle. For a meagre £3.50, you will be given a crash course in Swing by our qualified teacher. No dance experience required!
Society meeting
Snow Sussex Snow Massive T-Shirt Pub Crawl
6th-7th October
Falmer Bar
Prepare for the biggest night of term 1, the Sussex Snow massive t-shirt pub crawl! 300 of you will be kitted out in Sussex Snow tees, bring on the games and free alcohol.
Ultimate Frisbee Cowboys Vs Aliens Scavenger Hunt
8th-9th October
Falmer bar
After the Daniel Craig/Harrison Ford classic, choose your costume and have a great night of challenges in and around Brighton. meet in Falmer bar before going with your team to do a list of stupid things, then meet in brighton to head into some club.
Business Christmas Challenge Pitch & Vote
8th October
Jubilee Room G31
Sussex Records Sussex Festival
8th-9th October
Sussex University Campus
A one-day music and art festival organised by students for students.
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's NSPCC Cake Sale
9th October
Library Square
Rugby - women Game against Hertfordshire
15th-16th October
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Charity Fair
15th October
Falmer House Common Room
Business External Speaker: The Funding Room
15th October
Jubilee Room G30
Hockey - women Hockey take on the 10km
16th October
Brighton Sea Front
Sussex Women's hockey with the help of friends and family take on the Brighton Brookes 10km for the second year. Raising money for RISE UK. Support would be massively appreciated. Look out for us in our Hawaiian Shirts :)
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Movie Pub Quiz
21st October
Falmer Back Bar
Rugby - women Game against St Mary's
22nd-23rd October
AWAY in Twickenham
Sports fixture
Business ICAEW Speed Network BRIEFING
22nd October
Jubilee Room 155
Coppafeel! (Breast Cancer Awareness) CoppaFeel! cocktail at Falmer Bar's cocktail night!
23rd October
Falmer Bar, University of Sussex
Head down to Falmer Bar to try our very own CoppaFeel! cocktail! 50p from each cocktail sold will go towards our great charity! It's Boob Week so why not!!
Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
29th-30th October
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Black History Month Showcase
29th October
Falmer Back Bar
Postgraduate Association Conference: Critical Knowledge for Society – transcending disciplinary boundaries
31st October
Location to be confirmed
Time to be confirmed
Rugby - women Game against UCL
5th-6th November
AWAY
Sports fixture
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: University Challenge
5th November
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents LOST
8th November
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: Man Vs Food
11th-13th November
Falmer Back Bar
Rugby - women Game against Imperial
12th-13th November
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Rugby - women Game against Hertfordshire
19th-20th November
AWAY at AL10 9EU
Sports fixture
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG Presents: Take Me Out
20th November
Mandela Hall
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Comedy Night
25th November
Falmer Back Bar
Rugby - women CUP game against Plymouth
26th-27th November
AWAY
Sports fixture
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Candygram
1st-5th December
Campus
RAG (Raising And Giving) Susex RAG's Christmas Fair
2nd December
Falmer House Common Room
Rugby - women Game against St Mary's
3rd-4th December
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Snow Sussex Snow Christmas Ski Trip
12th-20th December
Tignes
Winter is officially coming... and with it comes the biggest ever Sussex Snow trip! We are going to Tignes in the French Alps and for only £359 (cheapest skiing you can do) which includes travel, accommodation, 6 day lift pass and drinks deals!
Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
28th-29th January
AWAY at PO4 8LW
Sports fixture
Rugby - women Game against UCL
4th-5th February
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Hockey - women Hockey Half Marathon
22nd February
Brighton
We have signed up to run the Brighton Half Marathon in aid of RISE UK. Please donate what you can or even better come and join us.

News

RAG (Raising And Giving)
The Great Wall Review

 
Business
Siemens Paid Internships

Are you heading back to uni? Why not start your year with £1000 and a paid internship with Siemens under your belt!

 
Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrat Society Welcome!

The Liberal Democrat Society has it's second welcome night in Falmer House, Room 2, at 7pm this Monday (22nd September).
This is about getting to know a bit about our new members, a bit about the society, a bit about the Liberal Democrat party nationally, and about UK politics generally. Feel free to bring along any food and drink, a biscuit buffet will be provided! :)
See you Monday!

 
Oddsoc
OddSoc on Twitter

@OddSoc is now on Twitter!

 
Snow
Sussex Snow Christmas Trip Announced!

This year, Sussex Snow will be taking 250 students to Tignes for the best week of university!

Only £359 for travel, accommodation AND a 6 day lift pass! All levels welcome whether you have skiied all your life or never even seen snow!

Find out more and get involved> https://www.facebook.com/events/315979505249537/?fref=ts

 
 

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Sports & Societies Committees

Sports Committee 2014/15

The Sport Committee make decisions that affect sports clubs including granting funding.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 00:00 on Thursday 25 September 2014 (in 2 days and 8 hours)

Please log in to vote.
Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.

Societies Commitee 2014/15

The Societies Committee make decisions that affect societies including granting funding. There is a rep for each group of societies.

8 posts are up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 17:00 on Friday 26 September 2014 (in 4 days and 1 hours)

Please log in to vote.
Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.
Candidate List
See who's running for each post and read their manifestos.

To vote please log in to our website using your student details.

You need to hold a current membership of a relevant group to vote. You need to allow 24 hours for our membership system to be updated before you can cast your vote.

If you have trouble voting please email website@sussexstudent.com

 

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