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Societies - societies@sussexstudent.com - 01273 877641

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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
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Black History Walks
21st October
Arts A A05
"Black History did not start at slavery"
Marxist Sussex Marxist Society Discussion: Race and Class Struggle
21st October
Falmer House, Meeting Room 2
“There must be a better distribution of wealth and maybe America must move toward a democratic socialism,” said Martin Luther King Jr. Guest speaker Paul Bolton discusses the links between racism and capitalism, and puts forward a socialist solution.
Anim8s (Animation Fans United) Film Screening - Treasure Planet
21st October
Arts A2 Lecture Theatre
Come along to Arts A2 to watch this week's film - Treasure Planet!
Society meeting
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
Canadian Student Law DIEPPE TRIP MEETING
22nd October
FULTON
GREETINGS EARTHLINGS! The CSLS is planning the fourth annual trip to Dieppe & Rouen, France to commemorate Remembrance Day. If you are interested in making the trip to Normandy we will be having a small information session this Tuesday at 3pm in th
Friends of Palestine Palestine Society Meeting
22nd October
Fulton 214
Weekly meeting to finalise events for Palestine Awareness Week and discuss creative ways to promote it. New faces welcome as always.
Society meeting
Football Manager Lewes v Canvey Island
22nd October
Argentine Tango Argentine Tango
22nd October
Falmer House Meeting Room 1 or Mandela Hall
In honour of BHM, throughout October the Argentine Tango dance society are offering their classes for £1 a session (usually £3).
Snow Pre-Trip launch party
22nd October
Audio
So after the ski trip sold out in record time we can now reveal our first joint Sussex and Brighton Snowcial... and its BIG! We've pulled out all the stops and can reveal we have confirmed GOLDEN BOY and CITIZEN, plus Snow's resident DJ Luka T.
Sub Aqua Try Dives
22nd October
Surrenden Swimming Pool
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!!
Kpop (Korean Pop) Laser Tag Social!
23rd October
Laser Zone Brighton
We're thinking of getting everyone together to play laser tag! See the Facebook event for more details, and feel free to ask us any questions :)
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
23rd October
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!
Surf Hot Wuk Social
24th October
Concorde
Sussex Surf Presents Hot Wuk at Concorde
History History Society Trip to Imperial War Museum Exhibition
25th October
Imperial War Museum
Join us for a trip to the Imperial War Museum to see the Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War exhibition (link below). http://www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/iwm-london/truth-and-memory-british-art-of-the-first-world-war
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Beginners class
27th October
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Beginners group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 5:30pm-6:30pm
Society meeting
PoleSoc (Pole fitness) Intermediates 2 class
27th October
Meeting room 1, Falmer House
Intermediates 2 group Pole fitness class. Autumn term, Mondays 6:30pm-7:30pm
Christian Union Why doesn't God reveal himself to everyone?
27th October
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) The Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening - Halloween Special
28th October
Falmer Back Bar
This Halloween SMuTS are putting together a special treat of decadence, indulgence and outrageous fun. Come along dressed up, and sing along to one of the greatest musical events of the 70s. 'I see you shiver with antici.....pation.'
Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
29th-30th October
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
TED Soc (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Bits of Knowledge
29th October
Jubilee 144
“What are the roles of ‘Education’ and ‘Communication’ in a multicultural society?”
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Black History Month Showcase
29th October
Mandela Hall
In appreciation of black history, Sussex ACS brings you their annual Black History Month Showcase! With a number of amazing acts to look forward to, it will be a night to remember.
Football Manager FIFA Night
29th October
Argentine Tango Argentine Tango
29th October
Falmer House Meeting Room 1 or Mandela Hall
In honour of BHM, throughout October the Argentine Tango dance society are offering their classes for £1 a session (usually £3).
Christian Union Tea and Toast!
30th October
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!
Postgraduate Association Conference: Critical Knowledge for Society – transcending disciplinary boundaries
31st October
Location to be confirmed
Cutting edge research by Sussex postgraduates, critical discussions and interdisciplinary panels. Register by 26 October
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
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: University Challenge
5th November
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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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