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Contact us

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

Postgraduate Association Dissertation hand-in celebrations
1st-2nd September
Join us for free cake & hot drinks in Library Square to celebrate postgraduate hand-ins then head down to East Slope for happy hour prices all day long.
Ukulele UkeSoc at Off Campus On Campus Meetup
14th September
Falmer Back Bar
UkeSoc will be performing at the Off Campus On Campus Meetup! Free entry, come and meet some new people and enjoy the show!
Christian Union Freshers Picnic
15th September
Library Square
Come and join us in our annual Freshers Picnic as we take time to meet new faces, eat food and enjoy the last of the summer sunshine! We would absolutely love to see you there for free food and general good times.
Urban Gaming Pre-Freshers Game
15th September
Library Square, University of Sussex Campus.
Come along to our opening game of term before Freshers Fair! We'll be playing a variety of urban games across campus. Meet people and have fun! Check out our Facebook page for more details.
Ukulele UkeSoc at Global Party
16th September
Falmer Bar
UkeSoc will be performing at the Global Party! Free entry, come along and meet students from all over the world, and enjoy the show!
Christian Union Tea and Toast
16th September
Lancaster Foyer
Get yourselves and your flatmates down to Tea and Toast to fuel up on free toast and hot drinks before you set off on a night out. We love this opportunity to serve our fellow students by sharing with them a little glimpse into Christ's love for us.
Access Law Freshers Fair
17th September
Students' Union building, Falmer House
Your chance to find out about Access Law - what we have to offer and how you can get involved!
Liberal Democrats Freshers Fair
17th September
Sussex University Campus
look out for our stall at Freshers Fair on campus
Mexican & Latin American (MEXSAS) Freshers Fair
17th September
Outside Falmer House
Freshers, fair,
Christian Union Freshers Fair
17th September
Outside Falmer House
Come and find our stall during Freshers Fair to find out more about who we are and what we get up to! As well as receiving flyers and signing up to our mailing list, we will be handing out free goodies for you to enjoy! See you there!
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG at Freshers Fair
17th September
TED Soc (Technology, Entertainment, Design) TED Soc at Freshers Fair
17th September
Your chance to find more about the TED Society at Sussex University
Ukulele UkeSoc at Freshers Fair
17th September
Falmer House/Library Square
Come and say hello to UkeSoc at Freshers Fair, and find out about our performances, teaching, socials and more!
Christian Union 1:6 Games
18th September
Library Square
This event is a great chance for you to meet with other Christians who live in your halls, have an enormous amount of fun and an exciting opportunity to learn more about our 1:6 groups that happen every week for the rest if the academic year!
Football - women Taster session
18th September
Falmer Sports Complex
A free football taster session! Whether you play for a club, have a kick about in the park or have never kicked a ball, come along, join in and see what women's football at Sussex is all about.
Netball Netball Trials 1
18th September
Hall 1, Sports Hall
Friendly and mixed ability trial session. All welcome to attend, we look forward to meeting you all!
American Football Saxon Taster Session 1
18th September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
Taster session 1. Everyone welcome. Bring water and a gumshield. Wear appropriate footwear for grass. We look forward to meeting you.
Liberal Democrats First Lib Dem Social
18th September
Falmer Bar, Sussex Campus
Our first social of the year, get to know other freshers and a bit about the Lib Dem as well as what we do locally.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
18th September
Lancaster Foyer
More free tea and toast! Maybe you missed us on Tuesday, or loved it so much you want to come again, either way we would love to see you! This event is not exclusive to Freshers week, we do this every Thursday for the rest of the academic year! Woo!
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Krispy Kreme Sale
19th September
Library Square
Hockey - women Hockey Trials
19th September
Astro by Falmer Sports Complex
Friendly and mixed ability hockey trials. Equipment available to borrow.
Ultimate Frisbee Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
19th September
Stanmer Park
Come along to a Ultimate Frisbee taster session and see what all the fuss is about! We promise you won't be disappointed!
Christian Union Cross Country Feast
19th September
Lancaster House Common Room
Cross Country is an event created to bring together International Students however ALL are welcome. This Friday we will be kicking off our International programme with an incredible fest! So come along and be a part of that!
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG at Brighton Colour Run
20th September
Madeira Drive
Christian Union Church Search Lunch
20th September
Lancaster House Common Room
Looking for a church in the area and don't know where to start? This Church Search Lunch is a fantastic chance for students to find out about many different local churches in and around Brighton, to help you decide which you would like to attend!
Football - women Taster session
20th September
Falmer Sports Complex
A free football taster session! Whether you play for a club, have a kick about in the park or have never kicked a ball, come along, join in and see what women's football at Sussex is all about.
American Football Sussex Saxons Taster Session 2
20th September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
Taster session 2. Everyone welcome. Bring water and a gumshield. Wear appropriate footwear for grass. We look forward to meeting you.
American Football Sussex Saxons Open Try-outs 1
21st September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
First open try-outs session of the year. Bring water, suitable footwear for astro turf and a gumshield. Attendance at both try-outs is necessary to be considered for the team. We look forward to seeing you there.
Hockey - women Hockey Trials Round 2
21st September
Astro by Falmer Sports Complex
The second round of friendly hockey trials. Everyone welcome.
Netball Netball trials 2
21st September
Hall 1, Sports Hall
Second round of trials. All welcome
Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
21st September
Stanmer Park
Come along to a Ultimate Frisbee taster session and see what all the fuss is about! We promise you won't be disappointed!
Football Manager Opening Game of the Season
21st September
King and Queen, Brighton
Join us for a trip into Brighton to watch Manchester City v Chelsea
Choir First choir rehearsal of term
22nd September
Meeting House
Come and try us out!
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.
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!
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
Football Manager Welcome Event
25th September
Falmer Bar
Geography Geography T Shirt Social!
26th September
Falmer Bar, The Globe Pub, Coalition
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!
Football Manager Lewes v Peacehaven
1st October
FMsoc's first visit to Lewes this year to watch this Ryman Premier local derby
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's NSPCC Cake Sale
9th October
Library Square
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Black History Month Showcase
14th October
Falmer Back Bar
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Charity Fair
15th October
Falmer House Common Room
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Movie Pub Quiz
21st October
Falmer Back Bar
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
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
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

News

Christian Union
CU Committee!

 
Postgraduate Association
Library opening hours extended for postgraduates

Great news for postgraduates - the University of Sussex Library? are further extending their opening hours in the run up to dissertation submissions.

 
RAG (Raising And Giving)
A successful year for Sussex RAG

 
RAG (Raising And Giving)
What to do in and around Brighton

 
 

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