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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

Friends of Palestine Israeli Apartheid Week 2015 at Sussex
23rd-27th February
From Monday 23rd February to Friday 27th February, Sussex Friends of Palestine Society will be holding a week of events to educate and inform people about Israeli apartheid.
Christian Union Live Music
27th February
Library Square Marquee
Come and take a break from your studies and enjoy some live music!
Christian Union Informal Bible Discussion
27th February
Library Square Marquee
If you're interested in looking into what the Bible has to say and offer then come to our daily informal bible discussions! All are welcome, believer and atheist alike.
Rugby - women Old Girls vs Sussex Uni Women's Rugby - The 11th Annual Natalie Naylor Fundraiser
28th February
Stanmer Park
Eleven years ago Sugby girl Natalie Naylor lost her life to meningitis and since then every year the women's team at Sussex University have held an annual event where the current ladies' team plays against a mixture of former Sugby players.
Ukulele UkeSoc Dog Walking Social
1st March
RSPCA Brighton
The RSPCA centre in Patcham invite people to come and be volunteer dog walkers nearly every day 10.30-11.30 so we thought it would be a nice chill social to head there as a society for a morning!
Sussex in Transition Green Week
2nd-6th March
University of Sussex
A week of events on and around campus promoting sustainable living.
BSMS Anaesthetics BSMS Anaesthetics Society presents: A Career in Anaesthetics - LAUNCH EVENT!
3rd March
Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE
We are proud to announce the LAUNCH EVENT of the new BSMS Anaesthetics Society: A Career in Anaesthetics.
Drama (SUDS) 'I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT'
4th-6th March
Debating Chamber, Falmer House
'I don’t want to talk about it’ explores the flaws of human nature, namely our inability to talk about our feelings and the consequences this has.
Drama (SUDS) I Don't Want To Talk About It- 4th March
4th March
Come along and see the SUDs performance of Bradley Haywood's 'I Don't Want to Talk About it'
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.
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex Sound
4th March
Falmer Back Bar
Sussex Rag presents SUSSEX SOUND - an amazing showcase of music in Falmer back bar!!!
Business Careers in Business and Finance
5th March
Jubilee Lecture Theatre
Confirmed speakers from IBM, LV, Slaughter and May and Deloitte. Great opportunity to get a look into the various careers within the financial industry how industry experts.
Doctor Who Doctor Who Board Games Social
5th March
The Globe, 78 Middle Street, BN1 1AL
We're having another social, this time to get together and play Doctor Who board or card games, YAY!
Drama (SUDS) I Don't Want to Talk About it- March 5th
5th March
A SUDS Production! A play by Bradley Hayward
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.
BSMS GP Post-Gp Report Social
5th March
Casablanca Jazz Club
GPSoc proudly presents THE BIGGEST NIGHT OF THE MODULE 403 CALENDAR!!
Christian Union Tea and Toast
5th March
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!
Stop Aids Student Stop Aids Speaker Tour 2015
6th March
Arts C Lecture Theatre
This is a chance to hear from the voices of young people living with HIV, to learn about their journey, what they've overcome and what you can do to improve our international effort to bring an end to AIDS by 2030!
Model United Nations (MUN) Bath MUN Conference 2015
6th-8th March
Bath University
We welcome you to our 5th Model United Nations conference at the University of Bath.
International Relations Talking Careers in International Relations and Development
6th March
Arts C 333
The IRSoc is hosting yet another careers event for you. We are bringing together four young IR/ID practitioners, from different professions to tell us about their current work and how they got where they are.
Capoeira Brazilian Party & Performance
6th March
East Slope Bar
The Capoeira Society Sussex is happy to invite all of you to our annual party on campus. The highlight of that night will be our live CAPOEIRA PERFORMANCE where you can see us playing, dancing and singing Capoeira!
Drama (SUDS) I Don't Want to Talk About it
6th March
A SUDS Production. A play by Bradley Hayward
Hong Kong Student Society Sussex Hong Kong Society Singing Contest
6th March
Falmer Back Bar
The Hong Kong Student Society are holding a singing contest on Friday 6th March in Falmer back bar! Come along and listen to the best voices Sussex has to offer!
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.
Football - women Football v Homophobia
7th March
Falmer Sports Complex Astro Turf Pitch
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.
Show Choir Sussex Show Choir Fundraiser
11th March
The Royal Pavilion Tavern, Brighton
So here it is...Sussex Show Choirs' annual fundraiser! The theme is...SONG TITLES! You can get super creative with this one. Think "Yellow Submarine", "Ace of Spades", "You’re the Devil in Disguise", "Ghostbusters"....you get the idea!
Psychology SLV Talk: Voluntary Placements in Sri Lanka
12th March
Arts A 103
The Psychology Society have arranged another guest speaker to come in to talk about some more voluntary opportunities which are open to students. SLV are a voluntary organisation working in Sri Lanka.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
12th March
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!
Drama (SUDS) SUDS Showcase
13th March
Falmer Back Bar
SUDs is hosting it's first ever showcase event! We will be showcasing all kinds of talent from members of our own and other societies! Come along and see the finest talent Sussex has to offer! It promises to be a great evening!
Italian ‘National Identity and Italian Literature’ (Dr Stefano Jossa, Royal Holloway) - One World Week 2014
16th March
Jubilee 144
Monday 16 March, 4-5pm, Jubilee 144, FREE
Kazakh Discover Kazakhstan
16th March
Monday 16 March, 5-6pm, Room 76 (Falmer Bar), FREE.
Business CIMA: Global Challenge
18th-19th March
Jubilee
Amazing opportunity for Business Students! CIMA is one of the most popular qualifications that employers requite you to do when on graduate schemes.
BSMS Surgical Surgical Anatomy Session
18th March
Dissection Room, BSMS Teaching Building, UoS
Strictly limited to 30 students. Priority will be given to Year 3/4/5. Groups of 6 will rotate amongst 5 stations. Sessions are led by surgical trainees.
International Relations Greenhouse and IRSoc present: Britain in a Post-Growth World
19th March
Arts A103
Founded in 2011, Green House is a small environmental think tank that aims to challenge current UK policy and strives for the development of more ecological economic and social long-term policy.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
19th March
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!
Waves Cheerleading British Open & University Nationals Cheer & Dance Championships
21st-22nd March
Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
The Brighton and Sussex Waves competitive cheerleading squad will be competing at the British Open & University Nationals Cheer & Dance Championships at the Capital FM arena, Nottingham.
Dance Got To Dance - Sign Up
26th March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
On Thursday 26th March our annual Sussex Got to Dance competition will take place in Mandela hall where both societies and individuals have a chance to showcase their talents in a friendly competition! Sign ups now open!
Christian Union Tea and Toast
26th March
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!
Urban Gaming Softplay Centre Trip
27th March
Playzone, Portsmouth
Remember the softplay centres you used to go to as a kid? Ever fancied reliving those days and going to one again? Now is your chance! USUGZ has found a centre in Portsmouth which allows adults to play!
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***
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.
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!
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!
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
Audrey Emerton Building
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
Audrey Emerton Building
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.

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