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Brighton Trans and Non-Binary Conference 2017

Fri 26 May 2017

The Annual Brighton Trans and Non-Binary Conference for this year is just around the corner, taking place on 20th July 2017 from 9am-5pm. The confirmed keynote speakers for the conference are Jack Monroe (campaigner, columnist and author of ‘A Girl Called Jack’), Meg-John Barker (Open University), EJ Scott (curator of the Museum of Transology) and Juno Roche (Trans Activist).

 
NUS pass 100% Fairtrade motion

Thu 18 May 2017

NUS have voted to make all the clothing they sell through students’ unions like Sussex 100% Fairtrade by 2021.

Last summer Sarah, the Union's Society & Citizenship Officer, was elected onto the NUS charity advisory board for sustainability. This is a group made up of elected officers from around the UK, students and members of staff from various students' unions as well as the head of sustainability from NUS...

 
Sussex Students Win for Living Costs for Refugee Scholarships

Thu 18 May 2017

Sussex members of the national network Student Action for Refugees (STAR), Helena and Naomi, have recently played an instrumental part in increasing the living bursary for refugee students on the Long Stayers Scholarship.

 
Members shaping the Buddy Scheme

Mon 15 May 2017

Thank you to everyone that has taken the time to complete one of our feedback forms; after reviewing all your comments and suggestions here is a summary of what you said and what we did to make the Buddy Scheme the best it can be!

 
Self-Care During Exams and Assessements

Fri 05 May 2017

Grainne Gahan

Exams and assessments can be a stressful time of year for students! Trying to balance revision and writing essays whilst still keeping healthy and happy can be tough, especially when there are lots of deadlines in a short space of time. It’s important to make sure you are looking after your mental and physical health during this time, I’ve put together some tips for coping with stress…

 
NSS Boycott ends for this year with wins

Tue 02 May 2017

Thanks to student campaigning and the NSS boycott the final Higher Education Bill is not as bad as it could have been. Read a statement from Officers.

 
 
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Website Free Shop Donations
29th May - 11th June
Halls of Residence reception areas
From 29th May until 11th June there will be crates placed in the reception areas of Halls of Residences for you to donate unwanted items for the Free Shop at Freshers Week 2017!
University of Sussex Students' Union Graduation Ball - Class of 2017
3rd June
The Grand Brighton Hotel
The official Graduation Ball 2017
Committees Union Council
5th June
Union Council is the main democratic body of the Students' Union. It meets every month to debate and vote on Union policy, scrutinise the work of the elected officers, and ensure the Union is running in the best interests of students.
Democracy Dates
Geography GeogSoc Summer Ball 2017
8th June
Mercure Brighton Seafront Hotel
2017 Summer Ball!
Life Sciences Life Sciences Summer Ball
12th June
Stanmer House
A black tie event at the gorgeous Stanmer house!
University of Sussex Students' Union Introduction to the Role Models Project
2nd July
Fulton 104
Join us to find out more about volunteering with the Role Models Project! We will be giving an introduction to what the project is all about and what to expect as a new volunteer.
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