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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.

 
Free Shop Donations 2017

Wed 26 Apr 2017

Although the 2016-17 academic year isn’t over quite yet, it might be time to start thinking about moving out of your halls of residence. From 29th May until 11th June there will be a chance for students to help equip next year’s Freshers for university life.

That’s right, we will be accepting donations for the annually-run Free Shop at Freshers Week 2017. Keep an eye out for the crates that will be popping up in the reception areas of your halls, ready and waiting for your unwanted goods!

 
 
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University of Sussex Students' Union Campus Map Consultation
24th May
Fulton 111
The University are inviting any students with disabilities to come along to a consultation on a new campus map, having identified need for a more user-friendly drawing of the Sussex campus. Attendees will receive a £15 voucher for participating.
Website Housemate Mingles: Undergraduates
24th May
University of Sussex Information Centre, 91 Lewes Road
Are you looking for housemates for 2017-18? Then come along to our free and friendly event for students looking for accommodation for this September!
University of Sussex Students' Union General Election - Brighton Pavilion Candidate Question Time
24th May
Large Lecture Theatre, Jubilee Building University of Sussex Falmer Brighton BN1 9RH
A live debate between Brighton Pavillion candidates in the Jubilee Lecture theatre, with the opportunity to ask questions.
Website Housemate Mingles: Postgraduates
26th May
University of Sussex Information Centre, 91 Lewes Road
Are you looking for housemates for 2017-18? Then come along to our free and friendly event for students looking for accommodation for this September!
Volunteering Get Involved - Summer BBQ
26th May
Falmer Bar Patio
Free tickets are now available to book online for the annual Get Involved Summer BBQ. Deadline to book your place is Friday 19th May at 4pm.
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!
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