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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

Christian Union 1:6 Games
18th September
Library Square
This event is a great chance for you to meet with other Christians who live in your halls, have an enormous amount of fun and an exciting opportunity to learn more about our 1:6 groups that happen every week for the rest of the academic year!
Model United Nations (MUN) Model UN Society - Taster Session 1
18th September
Arundel Building, Room 1B
We shall be discussing the current situation in Ukraine in our first taster session of the year! Come and see the workings of the UN in our weekly debates!
Sports fixture
Football - women Taster session
18th September
Falmer Sports Complex
A free football taster session! Whether you play for a club, have a kick about in the park or have never kicked a ball, come along, join in and see what women's football at Sussex is all about.
Netball Netball Trials 1
18th September
Hall 1, Sports Hall
Friendly and mixed ability trial session. All welcome to attend, we look forward to meeting you all!
Table Tennis Table Tennis Taster Session
18th September
Sports Hall, Sports Centre
Sports fixture
Show Choir Open Rehearsals & Auditions
18th September
Meeting Room 1, Falmer House.
Society meeting
American Football Saxon Taster Session 1
18th September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
Taster session 1. Everyone welcome. Bring water and a gumshield. Wear appropriate footwear for grass. We look forward to meeting you.
Liberal Democrats First Lib Dem Social
18th September
Falmer Bar, Sussex Campus
Our first social of the year, get to know other freshers and a bit about the Lib Dem as well as what we do locally.
Christian Union Tea and Toast
18th September
Lancaster Foyer
More free tea and toast! Maybe you missed us on Tuesday, or loved it so much you want to come again, either way we would love to see you! This event is not exclusive to Freshers week, we do this every Thursday for the rest of the academic year! Woo!
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Krispy Kreme Sale
19th September
Library Square
Hockey - women Hockey Taster Session
19th September
Astro by Falmer Sports Complex
Come up to the Astro by The Falmer Sports Complex to give hockey a go. Friendly all ability taster session. Sticks Available to borrow. We won the Student Union Club of the Year last year so you really won't regret coming to check us out!
Ultimate Frisbee Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
19th September
Stanmer Park
Come along to a Ultimate Frisbee taster session and see what all the fuss is about! We promise you won't be disappointed!
Christian Union Cross Country Feast
19th September
Lancaster House Common Room
Cross Country is an event created to bring together International Students however ALL are welcome. This Friday we will be kicking off our International programme with an incredible fest! So come along and be a part of that!
Table Tennis Table Tennis Taster Session
19th September
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Sports fixture
Show Choir Open Rehearsals & Auditions
19th September
Meeting Room 1, Falmer House.
Society meeting
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG at Brighton Colour Run
20th September
Madeira Drive
Walking Stanmer Park Taster Walk
20th September
Sussex Library Square
First walking soc event of the year, meeting at 12 in library square for a short walk around Stanmer park finishing up at Falmer bar.
Society meeting
Christian Union Church Search Lunch
20th September
Lancaster House Common Room
Looking for a church in the area and don't know where to start? This Church Search Lunch is a fantastic chance for students to find out about many different local churches in and around Brighton, to help you decide which you would like to attend!
Football - women Taster session
20th September
Falmer Sports Complex
A free football taster session! Whether you play for a club, have a kick about in the park or have never kicked a ball, come along, join in and see what women's football at Sussex is all about.
American Football Sussex Saxons Taster Session 2
20th September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
Taster session 2. Everyone welcome. Bring water and a gumshield. Wear appropriate footwear for grass. We look forward to meeting you.
American Football Sussex Saxons Open Try-outs 1
21st September
Falmer Sports Complex (top gym)
First open try-outs session of the year. Bring water, suitable footwear for astro turf and a gumshield. Attendance at both try-outs is necessary to be considered for the team. We look forward to seeing you there.
Hockey - women Hockey Trials
21st September
Astro by Falmer Sports Complex
Friendly hockey trials. Everyone of all abilities welcome.
Netball Netball trials 2
21st September
Hall 1, Sports Hall
Second round of trials. All welcome
Ultimate Frisbee Taster Session
21st September
Stanmer Park
Come along to a Ultimate Frisbee taster session and see what all the fuss is about! We promise you won't be disappointed!
Football Manager Opening Game of the Season
21st September
King and Queen, Brighton
Join us for a trip into Brighton to watch Manchester City v Chelsea
Drama (SUDS) Autumn Term Auditions!
22nd-23rd September
Falmer House
Come and audition for our Autumn Term play programme! There's no need to prepare anything, and no previous experience required! Just turn up anytime between 6pm and 10pm on Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd of September, and sign up!
Choir First choir rehearsal of term
22nd September
Meeting House
Come and try us out!
Liberal Democrats First Lib Dem Meeting
22nd September
Meeting Room 2, Top Floor, Falmer House, Sussex Campus
Our first meeting, this is still about getting to know people but will be more centered towards discussing Liberal Democrat events, politics and policies.
RE:CYCLE (bike hire) RE:CYCLE Sussex Bike Hire Pizza Social
22nd September
Falmer House Common Room
Come along to Falmer House Common Room for free pizza and to learn how you could get involved in recycling bikes from landfill for students to use to get to uni quicker, cheaper, easier and greener.
Live Music Open Mic Night @ East Slope Bar
22nd September
East Slope Bar
Come along to our Open Mic Night at Sussex campus's East Slope Bar. All music genres welcome, and ANYBODY can perform! Live music will run from 8pm-late, but be sure to get down early to secure the spot you want.
Drama (SUDS) Autumn Term Auditions!
23rd September
Falmer House
Come and audition for our Autumn Term play programme! There's no need to prepare anything, and no previous experience required! Just turn up anytime between 6pm and 10pm on Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd of September, and sign up!
Friends of Palestine Free lunch & film screening: Occupation 101
24th September
Fulton 214
Occupation 101 is an award-winning documentary on the history and root causes of the situation in Palestine, and covers a wide range of topics ranging from the beginnings of Zionist settlement in Palestine through to the Gaza 'disengagement'.
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Freshers Picnic
24th September
Library Square
Come and get to know the team and support Whoopsadaisy with good food!
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Breaking The Ice - Meet & Greet
24th September
Mandela Hall
Ukulele First Meeting
24th September
Falmer House, Meeting Room 1
Come along and join in one of our sessions! Beginners: 6pm - 7pm Advanced: 7pm - 8pm We'll probably have a drink or two at Falmer Bar afterwards as well, so stick around!
Sussex Trading Society Weekly Meeting
24th September
Flamer House Room 3
Society meeting
American Football Sussex Saxons Try-out Session 2
25th September
Saxons try-out 2. Bring water, appropriate footwear for grass and a gumshield. Attendance at both try-out sessions is necessary to be considered for a roster spot. We look forward to seeing you there
Football Manager Welcome Event
25th September
Falmer Bar
Geography Geography T Shirt Social!
26th September
Falmer Bar, The Globe Pub, Coalition
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG and Urban Gaming Soc's Scavenger Hunt
1st October
University of Sussex Campus
Urban Gaming Scavenger Hunt (In association with Sussex RAG)
1st October
Library Square, University of Sussex Campus.
University of Sussex Urban Games and Sussex RAG join forces to bring you Scavenger Hunt, an epic treasure hunt style game taking you around the whole of Campus! £2 per player, all proceeds go to Sussex RAG!
Football Manager Lewes v Peacehaven
1st October
FMsoc's first visit to Lewes this year to watch this Ryman Premier local derby
Sussex Records Sussex Festival
8th-9th October
Sussex University Campus
A one-day music and art festival organised by students for students.
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's NSPCC Cake Sale
9th October
Library Square
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Charity Fair
15th October
Falmer House Common Room
Hockey - women Hockey take on the 10km
16th October
Brighton Sea Front
Sussex Women's hockey with the help of friends and family take on the Brighton Brookes 10km for the second year. Raising money for RISE UK. Support would be massively appreciated. Look out for us in our Hawaiian Shirts :)
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG's Movie Pub Quiz
21st October
Falmer Back Bar
African & Caribbean Society (ACS) Black History Month Showcase
29th October
Falmer Back Bar
Postgraduate Association Conference: Critical Knowledge for Society – transcending disciplinary boundaries
31st October
Location to be confirmed
Time to be confirmed
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: University Challenge
5th November
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents LOST
8th November
RAG (Raising And Giving) RAG Presents: Man Vs Food
11th-13th November
Falmer Back Bar
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG Presents: Take Me Out
20th November
Mandela Hall
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Comedy Night
25th November
Falmer Back Bar
RAG (Raising And Giving) Sussex RAG's Candygram
1st-5th December
Campus
RAG (Raising And Giving) Susex RAG's Christmas Fair
2nd December
Falmer House Common Room
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!
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.

News

RAG (Raising And Giving)
The Great Wall Review

 
MedSoc
Freshers Week 2014!
BSMSFreshers

BSMS MedSoc proudly presents the 2014 Freshers Week, set to be the biggest and baddest yet!

 
Snow
Sussex Snow Christmas Trip Announced!

This year, Sussex Snow will be taking 250 students to Tignes for the best week of university!

Only £359 for travel, accommodation AND a 6 day lift pass! All levels welcome whether you have skiied all your life or never even seen snow!

Find out more and get involved> https://www.facebook.com/events/315979505249537/?fref=ts

 
Walking
Walking Soc @ Freshers
Stanmer park pic

Walking soc's back up and... well walking, with a new committee and a fresh sense of adventure. come see us at freshers fair and join our Stammer Park Taster Walk on Saturday

 
Live Music
We won Best New Society at The Student Awards

In our first year of operations, we managed to impress our SU and won the prestigious Best New Society award at the annual Student Awards hosted at the Amex in April.

 
 

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Societies Commitee 2014/15

The Societies Committee make decisions that affect societies including granting funding. There is a rep for each group of societies.

8 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 17:00 on Sunday 21 September 2014 (in 3 days and 10 hours)

The polls open at 14:00 on Monday 22 September 2014 (in 4 days and 7 hours)

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

To nominate yourself, log in to our website using your student details.

If you are a BSMS student please email societies@sussexstudent.com with the post you would like to nominate yourself for

You need to hold a current membership of a relevant society to nominate yourself for a representative role.

If you have trouble nominating yourself please email website@sussexstudent.com

 

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