A guide to using gender neutral pronouns

Tue 28 Feb 2017

The members of Students’ Union Council has voted to use gender neutral pronouns in any Students’ Union correspondence, meetings and activities in general.

Whether English is not your first language, gender neutrality does not exist in your language or you are just very unfamiliar with the concept, do not panic, here is a quick and simple guide to use gender neutral pronouns.

Elections: Choosing who to vote for.

Mon 27 Feb 2017

Voting has opened in the elections for 2017/18! This gives you the opportunity to decide who will represent Sussex and BSMS students over the next academic year.

Making a decision on who to vote for all depends on you finding out which candidate best represents you. There are over 20 candidates standing in this year's elections, each with some amazing plans for how they'd make the student experience better!

Road to Varsity: Sussex Netball

Fri 24 Feb 2017

Our 'Road to Varsity' series spotlights some of the sports teams who will be competing to win Sussex a potential 4th successive Varsity crown against Brighton University in March. Last week, we caught up with the Netball 1st team to discuss their cup run, recent form and their chances for the big day.

A new look for our website

Fri 24 Feb 2017

If you've visited recently you have probably noticed our brand new website. Read about the recent changes and what's to come here!

Your Voice Your Choice Campaign draws to a close

Fri 24 Feb 2017

After a number of years of great campaigning and positive changes: the Your Voice Your Choice campaign will be drawing to a close. Over the last two years, this fantastic campaign has worked hard to get students registered to vote, and successfully lobbied the University and setting up a two-click registration process on Sussex Direct for all students.

Statement on the Vice-Chancellor’s email on ‘respecting different opinions and voices’

Fri 24 Feb 2017

As the Students’ Union we support the right of all students to express their views and to be free from harassment, discrimination and abuse of any kind. We reaffirm the right of all students to stand up against any discrimination they or others experience on the basis of their identity.

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First Love Society First Love Weekly Meetings
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The Meeting House
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Sports practice session
Referenda Referenda voting open
27th February - 3rd March
University of Sussex Students' Union
Voting is now open in referenda - have your say on issues that affect you.
Democracy Dates
Elections Voting open for NUS, Trustee and Officer elections
27th February - 3rd March
University of Sussex Students' Union
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Democracy Dates
Buddy Scheme Buddy Scheme Board Games Night
1st March
The Robin Hood
This is a free event, but you will need to book a place, bookings will open on Monday 30th January.
Drama (SUDS) SUDS Presents: An Intervention
1st March
Debating Chamber, Falmer House
By Mike Bartlett
Elections URFunny 10: Make Politics Funky Again
2nd March
Room 76, Falmer House
Doors open at 7 and the show runs from 7.30-9.
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