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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

Sport - sarah.h@sussexstudent.com - 01273 877322

Media - jo.w@sussexstudent.com - 01273 872636

Events run by students

Cuban Salsa Monday Classes
22nd September - 19th June
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Ballroom & Latin Dancing Ballroom and Latin 1920s Winter Ball
24th November
Falmer Back Bar
The Ballroom and Latin Society present a 1920's themed Winter Ball. Expect all the glitz and glamour of the 1920's, with drinks, dancing and a cabaret!
Marxist Cuba
25th November
Falmer House Meeting Room 2
Wendy Escobar of the Sussex Marxists introduces the topic of the Cuban Revolution, and whether or not it truly created a workers' state.
Drama (SUDS) SUDS Christmas Ball!
25th November
Mercure Hotel
SUDS Presents the first annual Christmas Ball, join us for an evening of festivities! Ticket includes a 3 course meal, room hire and entertainment for the evening.
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Comedy Night
25th November
Falmer Bar
Rugby - women CUP game against Plymouth
26th-27th November
AWAY
Sports fixture
Informatics, Design & Engineering (USIDE) Trip to JCB
26th November
Trip to and Tour of JCB's world headquarters (near Alton Towers) in Rocester, Staffordshire.
Equine Weekly Meetings
26th November
Meeting Room 5 (Falmer House)
Come to our meetings every Wednesday from 1pm till 2pm in MEETING ROOM 5, FALMER HOUSE! We discuss classes, socials, organizing new society events, suggesting new ideas...relaxing in between lectures :)
Society meeting
Equine WEEKLY MEETINGS ON WEDNESDAYS
26th November
Meeting Room 5, Falmer House
Come to our meetings every Wednesday from 1pm till 2pm in MEETING ROOM 5, FALMER HOUSE! We discuss classes, socials, organizing new society events, suggesting new ideas...relaxing in between lectures :)
Society meeting
Football Manager FIFA night
26th November
Business Christmas Fair
27th November
Jubilee G29
Christmas Fair charity challenge comes to an end with the Christmas Fair in aid of a local charity. Lots of stalls with fun games and lots of gifts to purchase
Equine Second Equine Society Fundraiser
27th November
in front of Falmer House, University of Sussex
Hey everyone :) Here we go with our second Fundraiser for this term. We are going to be making some delicious pancakes, so come along and sweeten your day! The money goes to a charity that works with exploited animals! Come and JOIN US :)
Zine Working on Your Zine/Badge Making
27th November
Meeting Room 4
The last workshop in the run up to our display at a London zine fair; pop by with your almost finished zines and make some badges too!!
Society meeting
URF radio station "This is not a Band Night" - URF
27th November
The Tube
A night of live music at The Tube hosted by University Radio Falmer (URF), showcasing bands, soloists and DJs from around Brighton.
Amnesty Jamnesty Night
27th November
East Slope Bar
fundraising Amnesty International social night performance band
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
27th November
Lancaster House Foyer
Every Thursday we hand out FREE tea and toast to anyone who wants it! We even have a menu filled with delicious spreads ranging from the humble raspberry jam to the outrageous marshmallow fluff and banoffee spread! Come and see what it's all about!
Drama (SUDS) For Queen and Country
28th November
An hour long play intimately exploring the effect of war on a modern day soldier fighting in Afghanistan.
Archery Free archery taster session
29th November
Sports Centre
We provide all the equipment and this will help you decide if you want to do our beginners course in January
Drama (SUDS) For Queen and Country
29th November
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Candygram
1st-5th December
Campus
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
1st December
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
1st December
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Snow Sussex Snow Christmas Meal
1st December
Sussex Snow Christmas Meal Deal @ Meatliquor £8.50!
Christian Union Why should God change me?
1st December
The Meeting House
Come along to our weekly Monday meetings to discuss some big topics! We have a short talk followed by a text in Q and A session. All are welcome, christian and non-christian alike! We would love to have you and hear any of your questions.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Christmas Cabaret
1st December
Falmer Back Bar
Each year SMuTS collects talent from all over the University! We have acts of magic, singing, dancing, circus, you name it! Even some stuff which we certainly can't describe. Come along for an amazing night of talent and side splitting Christmas fun!
RAG (Raising And Giving) Susex RAG's Christmas Fair
2nd December
Falmer House Common Room
Marxist South Africa and Class Struggle
2nd December
Falmer House Meeting Room 2
Guest speaker Hamid Alizadeh of the International Marxist Tendency introduces this discussion on the role of class struggle in the end of legal Apartheid and the position of South African workers today.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Christmas Cabaret
2nd December
Falmer Back Bar
Each year SMuTS collects talent from all over the University! We have acts of magic, singing, dancing, circus, you name it! Even some stuff which we certainly can't describe. Come along for an amazing night of talent and side splitting Christmas fun!
Rugby - women Game against St Mary's
3rd-4th December
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Informatics, Design & Engineering (USIDE) Rolls-Royce Trip
3rd December
Meet at Falmer House Reception 12:30pm
An exclusive tour of Rolls-Royce Cars for Students from the School of Engineering and Informatics (USIDE Members)
Equine Weekly Meetings
3rd December
Meeting Room 5 (Falmer House)
Come to our meetings every Wednesday from 1pm till 2pm in MEETING ROOM 5, FALMER HOUSE! We discuss classes, socials, organizing new society events, suggesting new ideas...relaxing in between lectures :)
Society meeting
Football Manager Lewes v Bury Town
3rd December
A second trip to the Dripping Pan this year to watch the mouthwatering Isthmian Premier clash between Lewes and Bury Town.
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
4th December
Lancaster House Foyer
Every Thursday we hand out FREE tea and toast to anyone who wants it! We even have a menu filled with delicious spreads ranging from the humble raspberry jam to the outrageous marshmallow fluff and banoffee spread! Come and see what it's all about!
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
8th December
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
8th December
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Law Law Ball 2014
9th December
The Grand Hotel
The Annual Law Society Winter Ball at the Grand Hotel
Equine Weekly Meetings
10th December
Meeting Room 5 (Falmer House)
Come to our meetings every Wednesday from 1pm till 2pm in MEETING ROOM 5, FALMER HOUSE! We discuss classes, socials, organizing new society events, suggesting new ideas...relaxing in between lectures :)
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
11th December
Lancaster House Foyer
Every Thursday we hand out FREE tea and toast to anyone who wants it! We even have a menu filled with delicious spreads ranging from the humble raspberry jam to the outrageous marshmallow fluff and banoffee spread! Come and see what it's all about!
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!
Equine Weekly Meetings
17th December
Meeting Room 5 (Falmer House)
Come to our meetings every Wednesday from 1pm till 2pm in MEETING ROOM 5, FALMER HOUSE! We discuss classes, socials, organizing new society events, suggesting new ideas...relaxing in between lectures :)
Society meeting
Lacrosse Sussex Women's 1st vs. Essex Women's 1st
21st January
University of Sussex - Stanmer Park
Friendly match against Essex 1st team at Sussex. Will be good opportunity for more experience and learning in how to play womens lacrosse in preparation for next years BUCS team. Thanks to Gussie Oliver for arranging this home and the away fixture
Sports fixture
Sussex Trading Society STS Madrid Trip
22nd-24th January
Madrid
Sussex Trading Society trip to Madrid
Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
28th-29th January
AWAY at PO4 8LW
Sports fixture
Athletics BUCS Cross Country Championships 2015
31st January
Stanmer Park, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9RH
Sussex University is holding this year's BUCS Cross Country Championships, come along to race, show your support or volunteer to help out racers (Free Hot meal Provided)!
Sports fixture
Rugby - women Game against UCL
4th-5th February
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Lacrosse Essex Women's 1st vs. Sussex Women's 1st
18th February
University of Essex Sports Centre and Evolve Gym
Second friendly match; up against Essex which will see us travel to their grounds to battle for victory. Worthwhile experience to learn a lot from an experienced women's team. Will be traveling by minibus to the grounds.
Sports fixture
Model United Nations (MUN) Sussex Model UN Conference
21st-22nd February
Sussex University
We will be holding our first Model UN conference at Sussex from the 21-22 February. You will role-play a diplomat in one of the various UN bodies. We will be having great debates, fantastic socials and an informative speaker!
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.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
4th-7th March
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
5th-7th March
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
6th March
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Matinee)
7th March
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
7th March
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
SMuTS Present: Sweeney Todd! An amazing musical of revenge, bloodlust, romance and pies. After years in exile for a crime he didn't commit, Benjamin Barker, now Sweeney Todd, returns to London to exact revenge on all those who wronged him.

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