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We provide training and support for students that run sports clubs, societies and student media. You can book rooms, apply for funding and lots more.

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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

Christian Union Refreshers Fair
19th January
Falmer House
For those of you who missed out in first term, never fear! The Refreshers Fair is your chance to meet us, sign up and get stuck in with all the amazing things we get up to on a weekly basis! We would LOVE to meet you so come and say hello!
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
19th January
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
BSMS Surgical Basic surgical skills
20th January
Audrey Emerton Building
This session entails knot-tying and basic suturing. All materials will be provided and a certificate of completion is available for inclusion in your portfolio.
Lacrosse Sussex Women's 1st vs. Essex Women's 1st
21st January
University of Sussex - Stanmer Park
Friendly match against Essex 1st team at Sussex. Will be good opportunity for more experience and learning in how to play womens lacrosse in preparation for next years BUCS team. Thanks to Gussie Oliver for arranging this home and the away fixture
Sports fixture
Sussex Trading Society STS Madrid Trip
22nd-24th January
Madrid
Sussex Trading Society trip to Madrid
Model United Nations (MUN) UCL Model United Nations Conference
23rd-25th January
University College London
University College London MUN Conference.
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
26th January
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
BSMS Surgical Advanced surgical skills
27th January
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.
Rugby - women Game against Portsmouth
28th-29th January
AWAY at PO4 8LW
Sports fixture
Athletics BUCS Cross Country Championships 2015
31st January
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
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
2nd February
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Rugby - women Game against UCL
4th-5th February
HOME - Falmer Sports Complex
Sports fixture
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
9th February
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
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.
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
16th February
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
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.
Model United Nations (MUN) Sussex Model UN Conference
21st-22nd February
Sussex University
We will be holding our first Model UN conference at Sussex from the 21-22 February. You will role-play a diplomat in one of the various UN bodies. We will be having great debates, fantastic socials and an informative speaker!
Sports fixture
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.
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
23rd February
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
2nd March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
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.
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.
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
9th March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
16th March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
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.
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
23rd March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
30th March
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
6th April
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
13th April
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US
Cuban Salsa Monday classes
20th April
Mandela Hall, Falmer House
Come to our fun and relaxed Salsa classes every Monday, 8pm-10pm, in Mandela Hall, Falmer House. We start with a warm-up, then we have one hour class /beginners, improvers & advanced/ and we finish with a crazy line-up. No partner needed! JOIN US

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EAP Volunteer Project review

 
Postgraduate Association
Changes to Associate Tutor (AT) contracts

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

 
 

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Societies & Sports Committee

Decisions about sports clubs and societies including allocating funding are made by students on the Sports and Societies Committees.

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