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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

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***
Photographic (PhotoSoc) Brighton PhotoHunt
28th March
Meeting point - The Globe
Our own PhotoHunt in Brighton!
Football - women Women's World Cup
28th March
Falmer Sports Complex BN1 9RD
Join the University of Sussex Women's Football Club in collaboration with Sussex Sport.
Drama (SUDS) Rock School Saturday 28th Matinee
28th March
Room 76 (Falmer Back Bar)
Suds presents 'ROCK SCHOOL' a musical comedy adaptation of a well known original screenplay. Shows on the 25th, 27th and 28th March!
Drama (SUDS) Rock School Saturday 28th Evening
28th March
Room 76 (Falmer Back Bar)
Suds presents 'ROCK SCHOOL' a musical comedy adaptation of a well known original screenplay. Shows on the 25th, 27th and 28th March!
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!
Drama (SUDS) Black Comedy Tue 31st
31st March
Debating Chamber
On the 30th and 31st of March and 1st of April come and watch Black Comedy written by Peter Shaffer!
Musical Theatre (SMuTS) Spring Cabaret
31st March - 1st April
Falmer Bar
The Sussex Musical Theatre Society are putting on another cabaret! The Spring Cabaret is another chance to see your fellow students sacrifice themselves under the spotlight for your entertainment.
Style Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition
1st April
Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, SW7 2RL
Sussex Style are organising a trip to the highly anticipated Alexander McQueen exhibition! Savage Beauty will be the first and largest retrospective of the legendary late designer's visionary body of work to be presented in Europe.
Drama (SUDS) Black Comedy Wed 1st April
1st April
Debating Chamber
On the 30th and 31st of March and 1st of April come and watch Black Comedy written by Peter Shaffer!
Christian Union Tea and Toast
2nd April
Lancaster House Foyer
Come and get your weekly dose of FREE tea and toast served by the Christian Union every Thursday. We have an amazing selection of teas and spreads for you to choose from and enjoy. Come and see what it's all about!
Christian Union Tea and Toast
9th April
Lancaster House Foyer
Come and get your weekly dose of FREE tea and toast served by the Christian Union every Thursday. We have an amazing selection of teas and spreads for you to choose from and enjoy. Come and see what it's all about!
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) CultureFest 2015
10th April
Sallis Benney's Theatre, 58-67 Grand Parade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 0JY
Whine and Shoki Play
Fencing Brighton Open
11th-12th April
University of sussex sports centre (BN1 9RH)
Sports fixture
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Pole Fever
15th April
Verano Lounge, 95 Western Road, BN1 2LB
Our annual end of year charity showcase Pole Fever is back once again! For the 6th year in a row Polesoc students will mesmerise with jaw dropping strength and tear-jerking grace in a night full wonder and bad-ass moves. All proceeds go to charity.
Maths (SUMS) SUMS 4th Annual Maths Ball
16th April
The Hilton Metropole, Brighton
Sussex University Maths Society is proud to present the 4th Annual Maths Ball.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
16th April
Lancaster House Foyer
Come and get your weekly dose of FREE tea and toast served by the Christian Union every Thursday. We have an amazing selection of teas and spreads for you to choose from and enjoy. Come and see what it's all about!
International Relations IRSoc Spring Wonderland Charity Ball
17th April
Emporium, Brighton
Join us for a night of food, drink, entertainment and great company for our annual IRSoc Charity Ball!
Society meeting
BSMS Emergency Medicine BSMS Conflict & Disaster Medicine Conference 2015
18th April
Checkland Building, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton
Following on from the hugely succesful BSMS Student Trauma Conferences in 2013 and 2014, BSMS Emergency Medicine Society and Surgical Society are proud to present the 2015 Conflict and Disaster Medicine Conference.
Rugby - men Sussex Rugby Mental Health Touch Rugby Festival
20th April
Falmer Sports Centre
Just like the fantastic netball tournament the girls had recently, we would like all the sports teams and societies to come together and play touch rugby to raise funds for this cause!
BSMS Surgical Laparoscopic Skills
21st April
Royal Alex Children's Hospital Simulation Suite
Planned stations: - Stacking sugar cubes - Threading shoelace through holes (suturing) - Transferring elastic bands - Transferring chickpeas - Excising a custard filled balloon from a glove (tumour excision) - Appendicectomy model
Christian Union Tea and Toast
23rd April
Lancaster House Foyer
Come and get your weekly dose of FREE tea and toast served by the Christian Union every Thursday. We have an amazing selection of teas and spreads for you to choose from and enjoy. Come and see what it's all about!
BSMS Surgical Laparoscopic skills
28th April
Royal Alex Children's Hospital Simulation Suite
Planned stations: - Stacking sugar cubes - Threading shoelace through holes (suturing) - Transferring elastic bands - Transferring chickpeas - Excising a custard filled balloon from a glove (tumour excision) - Appendicectomy model
Christian Union Tea and Toast
30th April
Lancaster House Foyer
Come and get your weekly dose of FREE tea and toast served by the Christian Union every Thursday. We have an amazing selection of teas and spreads for you to choose from and enjoy. Come and see what it's all about!
BSMS Paediatric Society National Medical Student Paediatric Conference 2015
2nd-3rd May
Checkland Building, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton
For the fourth year running, BSMS Paediatric Society is holding our conference! Anyone interested in the medical specialty of Paediatrics or working with children is invited to attend for a weekend of workshops, lectures and our famous evening ball!
BSMS Surgical Advanced surgical skills
5th May
Audrey Emerton Building
Strictly limited to 12 students. Groups of 4 will rotate amongst 3 stations (TBC): tendon repair, surgical drain, cyst removal. NB: raw animal products are used.
Geography Geography Masquerade Summer Ball
5th June
The Old Ship Hotel
This year the Geography Summer Ball will be held on Friday 5th June at The Old Ship Hotel. Included is your ticket is a welcome drink, two course meal, chocolate fountain dessert, professional photographer and live music entertainment.

News

RAG (Raising And Giving)
EAP Volunteer Project review

 
Postgraduate Association
Changes to Associate Tutor (AT) contracts

From next autumn, new Associate Tutors will be employed on different terms.

 
RAG (Raising And Giving)
The Great Wall Review

 
 

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