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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

Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
28th-29th January
AWAY at PO4 8LW
Sports fixture
TED Soc (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Sussex TED Society: Pub Quiz
28th January
Falmer Back Bar
Join us for a pub quiz at the back of Falmer Bar!
BSMS Medsin & Global Health The Shape We're In: Reflections on our Obesity Epidemic
28th January
Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE
Medsin hosts Sarah Boseley, the Guardian's award-winning health editor, speaking about why it is that 1 in 4 of us are obese and highlights the fundamental change that needs to occur.
Marrow Anthony Nolan Donor Recruitment Event
29th January
Falmer House Common Room, University of Sussex
Come along and sign up to the Anthony Nolan bone marrow register, and help us save people with blood cancer!
BSMS Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Careers Night
29th January
Audrey Emerton Building, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 5BE
Ever considered a career in Emergency Medicine? Want to get an insight into the jobs of the Doctors saving lives on the frontline of the NHS? We are lucky to have secured an evening of careers advice with the renowned Dr. Rob Galloway!
Knitting & Crochet Second society meeting, Spring term 2015.
29th January
Bramber 257
The second meeting of the new term. Come and join us for knitting/crochetting, good company and natter, and a cuppa :)
Society meeting
Christian Union Tea and Toast
29th January
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!
Swing Swing Taster Session
30th January
Sussex Sports Centre
Pop in to our taster classes which will be sure to make you giggle. For a meagre £3.50, you will be given a crash course in Swing by our qualified teacher. No dance experience required!
Sports fixture | Society meeting
Football Manager Pub Crawl
30th January
The Prince George, 5 Trafalgar Street, Brighton
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!
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.
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
Football Manager FIFA night
4th February
Details tbc
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!
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.
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.
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!
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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