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Societies, sports clubs and student media

Start a new group

It is easy to set up a new sports club or society and we're here to help.

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Join a group

Browse the list of sports clubs and societies and simply sign up online.

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Help for committee members

There is lots of training and support available for students that run sports clubs, societies and student media. Book rooms, apply for funding and find more resources here.

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Contact us

Pop in and meet the team in the Activities Centre on the first floor of Falmer House

Societies Coordinator - - 01273 678625

Sport Development Manager - - 01273 877322

Media - - 01273 872636

Events run by students

Fencing The Brighton Open
30th April - 1st May
University of sussex sports centre (BN1 9RH)
ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED We're excited to announce the Brighton Open 2016 to be held across the weekend of 30th April-1st May at the University of Sussex.
Sports fixture
BSMS Paediatric Society National Medical Student Paediatric Conference 2016
30th April - 1st May
Checkland Building, University of Brighton, Falmer Campus
We are proud to be the hosting our 5th National Medical Student Paediatric Conference (NMSPC) "Looking Back, Facing Forward" on 30th April and 1st May 2016. I look forward to seeing you all at the Conference. Any queries
Drama (SUDS) SUDS Presents: East - 04/05/2016
4th May
Debating Chamber
Sex, violence and fearless London slang

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RAG (Raising And Giving)
EAP Volunteer Project review

Christian Union

Postgraduate Association
Changes to Associate Tutor (AT) contracts

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


Sports Reps 2016/17

Sports Reps panel represents the student voice within sport. They make key decisions on the following issues: · Sports events (Varsity, joint socials/ fundraising) · Sports funding applications · Sports budgeting decisions through participatory budgeting · Sports disciplinary · Sports development decisions · Input in the new sports building · Shortlisting Student Awards · Run tour and get a tour discount · Sports Leaves award scheme As a Sports Rep you will meet for one hour a week and discuss these issues. This is your chance to have your say on sport at Sussex. The panel collectively represents all of the student community including LGBTQ+, women in sport, BME and Disability in sport. As a sports rep you are rewarded with the following: Free sport membership Free sports reps hoody discounted/free tour *depending on tour numbers* To apply you must first be a sports club member and logged into your account. Upload your manifesto as to why you would like to represent the Sussex sports community as a sports rep? Nominations will take place from the Monday 25th- Friday 29th April. Voting will open on Monday 2nd - Friday 6th May.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 09:00 on Monday 2 May 2016 (in 24 hours)

Post List
Read more about the positions up for election and what each role entails.


Decisions about sports clubs and societies including allocating funding are made by students on the Societies Committee, Media Committee & Sports Reps.

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Other sports opportunities

There are lots of opportunities to take part in sports activities on campus and in Brighton & Hove.

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