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On 25 February many of our sports teams will be competing wearing rainbow laces as part of Stonewall's campaign to combat homophobia in sport.

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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

Football Manager Pub Crawl
30th January
The Prince George, 5 Trafalgar Street, Brighton
Athletics BUCS Cross Country Championships 2015
31st January - 11th February
Stanmer Park, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9RH
Sussex University is holding this year's BUCS Cross Country Championships, come along to race, show your support or volunteer to help out racers (Free Hot meal Provided to volunteers)!
Sports fixture
Waves Cheerleading Super Bowl XLIX
1st February
Bedrock, 79-81 West Street, Brighton
Come along to Bedrock to watch this year's Super Bowl, hosted by the Brighton Tsunami American Football Team alongside Brighton and Sussex Waves Cheerleaders. The best place to watch the Super Bowl in Brighton with the biggest screen in town!
American Football Superbowl Fundraiser
1st February
Falmer Bar
After last year's massive success the Sussex Saxons will again be hosting the Superbowl in conjunction with the Students' Union at Falmer Bar. Come watch the game with us on the big screen and join us after for an American themed pub quiz!
Islamic Islamic Awareness Week
2nd-6th February
Sussex Islamic Society is proud to present a packed programme of informative talks, stunning exhibitions, free literature, tasty food & much more! The aim of the week is to provide a greater insight into Islam whilst challenging common misconceptions
One World Sussex
BSMS GP My Big Fat GPsi Q&A
2nd February
Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE
BSMS GP Society are proud to present their first event: My Big Fat GPsi Q&A! Come along to learn more about what being a GP involves.
Marxist Marxism and Anarchism
3rd February
Falmer House Meeting Room 4
Guest speaker Daniel Morley, of Socialist Appeal and the International Marxist Tendency, introduces the discussion on the similarities and differences between the two theories of Marxism and Anarchism
Knitting & Crochet Third society meeting, Spring term 2015.
3rd February
Bramber 257
The third meeting of the new term. Come and join us for knitting/crochetting, good company and natter, and a cuppa :)
Society meeting
Rugby - women Game against UCL
4th-5th February
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
American Studies Pulp Fiction - Film Screening
4th February
Arts A1
The American Studies Society's inaugural event will be a screening of the classic American film Pulp Fiction. There will be refreshments! Anyone is welcome, so come along and see what we're about!
Society meeting
Football Manager FIFA night
4th February
Details tbc
Snow SUSSEX SNOWS MASSIVE T-SHIRT PUB CRAWL ROUND 2!!
5th-6th February
Brighton
It's time for the PART 2 of the notorious Sussex Snow Pub crawl 300 of you taking the streets of Brighton by storm! Your T-shirt is your ticket and with it you get FANTASTIC DRINKS DEALS throughout the night and free entry into the club.
Kpop (Korean Pop) Kpop's 2nd Clubbing Night!
5th February
Club Revenge
First social of 2015 is going to be a clubbing night! The only real Kpop aspect of the night is going to be pre-drinks, with Kpop clubbing tunes and drinking games. After pre-drinks we'll be going to Club Revenge, it'll be a great night!
Sports fixture
Christian Union Tea and Toast
5th February
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!
Postgraduate Association Associate Tutor forum
6th February
Location to be confirmed
BSMS RAG RAG Cabaret
6th February
Falmer House, Mandela Hall
The BSMS RAG society are holding a cabaret to raise money for Allsorts Youth Project and Martlets Hospice. Come along for an evening of dancing, singing, acting and more!
C60 Chemistry C60 Football
8th February
falmer sports complex
Welcome back guys, football is back on hope you guys can make it. Remember to bring money to pay for the pitch
BSMS Surgical Advanced surgical skills
10th February
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.
Marxist The Struggle in Mexico
10th February
Guest speaker Ben Gliniecki introduces the discussion on the situation in Mexico, where the state and drug cartels are engaged in a campaign of violence against the workers, peasants and youth.
Dance Pub Quiz
10th February
Falmer Back Bar
Sussex Dance Society's first pub quiz of the year! Replace your dancing shoes with your thinking caps and join us on Tuesday 10th February at Falmer Back Bar for quiz fun, fabulous raffle prizes and some happy hour drinks! £2 entry on the door.
Business External Speaker: John Trainer, Age Concern
11th February
Jubilee Room 155
An insightful look into the charity business Age Concern UK and how priorities massively differ from that of a small business.
C60 Chemistry Lecturers vs PhDs quiz show
11th February
Falmer bar
On Wednesday 11th Feb, we will discover whether a brave team of PhD students have the nerve and knowledge to take down a panel of four of the best (we think) lecturers the chemistry department has to offer... The entry fee will be £1
Christian Union Tea and Toast
12th February
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 UK University Nationals
13th-14th February
Genting Arena, Birmingham
The Brighton and Sussex Waves competitive cheerleading squad will be competing at this year's UK University Nationals at the Genting Area in Birmingham.
Lacrosse Essex Women's 1st vs. Sussex Women's 1st
18th February
University of Essex Sports Centre and Evolve Gym
Second friendly match; up against Essex which will see us travel to their grounds to battle for victory. Worthwhile experience to learn a lot from an experienced women's team. Will be traveling by minibus to the grounds.
Sports fixture
BSMS Surgical Surgical Anatomy Session
18th February
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.
Polymath Sussex Polymath Society presents: Caroline Lucas, The Power of One
19th February
Caroline Lucas, Green MP talks about her work in Parliament and the constituency, with a focus on what she's done to make sure she's as effective a voice as possible for Brighton Pavilion.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
19th February
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!
Model United Nations (MUN) SussexMUN 2015
21st-22nd February
University of Sussex
SussexMUN 2015 is the inaugural MUN conference at the University of Sussex. In order to find out more and how to register, please visit us at sussexmun.wordpress.com
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.
Waves Cheerleading Frat Party
23rd February
Revolution, Brighton
The Brighton and Sussex Waves Cheerleaders and Brighton Tsunami American football team are coming together to host Brighton’s biggest Frat Party! Expect red cups, bunting, games and more! Tickets available from the Waves and Tsunami or on the door.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
26th February
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!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Clubs and Societies Varsity
22nd March
Sussex University
All day event where Sussex University sports teams play against Brighton University.
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!
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***
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!
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!
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!
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!

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