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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

Ballroom & Latin Dancing Ballroom and Latin Beginner Class
6th October - 8th December
Mandella Hall
Sports fixture | Society meeting
Ballroom & Latin Dancing Ballroom and Latin Intermediate Class
8th October - 10th December
Mandella Hall
Society meeting
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: University Challenge
29th October - 5th November
Fulton A
Think you've got what it takes? Come and battle it out to be crowned RAG's University Challenge winners 2014.
Brighton and Hove Albion FC Fans Bournemouth v Brighton
1st November
East Slope Bar
Bournemouth v Brighton is on sky sports and we will be watching it in East Slope Bar, so come along and watch what could possibly be Sami Hyppias last game...
Sports fixture | Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
3rd November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
3rd November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Christian Union Why do bad things happen to good people, and good things happen to bad people?
3rd November
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.
Rugby - women Game against UCL
5th-6th November
AWAY
Sports fixture
Walking Lewes Bonfire Night Walk!
5th November
Library Square
Remember, remember the 5th! For the 3rd year in a row the walking society are running a night walk to Lewes for the largest bonfire night celebrations in the country. The tradition has been kept for nearly 200 years
Society meeting
Business ICAEW Speed Networking
6th November
Jubilee G29, G30 and 144
ICAEW a world leader of the accountancy and finance profession have kindly agreed to come in and do a speed dating style event where students will have a chance to ask professional questions and practice interview techniques. Wine and nibbles
Anthropology "Round the world Potluck"
6th November
Meeting House, University of Sussex
Let's all come together to share some delicious, tasty dishes from around the world! What to bring: a dish of your choosing (enough to share) or some drinks! (If unable to contribute but would still like to eat, we would ask you to bring £3)
One World Sussex | Society meeting
Liberal Democrats Documentary Evening
6th November
Fulton 110
Hour long documentary 'Our Drugs War' as lead up to Home Office Minister Norman Baker's talk on Drug Policy.
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
7th 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!
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents LOST
8th November
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
10th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
10th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Christian Union Why is there suffering?
10th November
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.
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: Man Vs Food
11th-13th November
Falmer Bar
Compete in some of the toughest eating challenges to see who is the Eating Champion of Sussex Uni
Rugby - women Game against Imperial
12th-13th November
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Business CEC: Summer Internships Briefing
12th November
Jubilee G31
Claire Ward from CEC will be coming in to talk to students about summer internship opportunities and the benefits of undertaking one, especially if you are not doing a placement year.
Liberal Democrats Norman Baker MP talk on UK Drug Policy
13th November
Arts A1 Lecture Theatre
Norman Baker MP the Home Office Minister for Crime Prevention on the Coalition Government approach to UK Drug Policy, his personal view, and the Liberal Democrat opinion on Drug Policy reform.
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
13th 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!
Model United Nations (MUN) Nottingham Model UN Conference Trip
14th-16th November
University of Nottingham, ESLC (Engineering and Science Learning Centre)
This is the trip to our first Model UN Conference of the Year. Nottingham Model United Nations is one of the best conferences in the UK and a great way to start off with Model UN!
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
17th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
17th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Christian Union Modern day miracles
17th November
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.
Rugby - women Game against Hertfordshire
19th-20th November
AWAY at AL10 9EU
Sports fixture
Business External Speaker: Tribehive
19th November
Jubilee Room 155
TribeHive are passionate about connectivity, whether that is connecting fans at a stadium or connecting business systems. We will talk about entrepreneurship and starting your own business as well technological solutions they offer to businesses.
Liberal Democrats After Norman
20th November
Fulton 110
After Norman has charmed us with his wit... a chance to follow up on some of the things he said, and answer any questions you still have. Also further information on how Lib Dems can help you get work experience in the run up to the General Election!
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
20th 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!
Business Hastings Direct ACCA Interviews
21st November
Jubilee G30
Presentation and mock interviews for those looking to do the ACCA qualifications after you graduate.
Big Band SUBB @ Latest Music Bar
23rd November
Latest Music Bar
The Big Band's first gig of the year is coming up! On the 23rd of November the brand new band will be performing at Latest Music Bar in Kemptown. Students get in for only £3!
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
24th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates class
24th November
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermedia group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Christian Union Institution of Religion
24th November
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.
Ballroom & Latin Dancing Ballroom and Latin 1920's 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!
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
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
Amnesty Jamnesty
27th November
East Slope Bar
fundraising Amnesty International social night performance band
Society meeting
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!
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
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!
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.
RAG (Raising And Giving) Susex RAG's Christmas Fair
2nd December
Falmer House Common Room
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
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
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!
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
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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