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reception@sussexstudent.com

01273 67 8152

University of Sussex Students' Union
Falmer House
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QF

Specific Enquiries

Societies

societies@ussu.sussex.ac.uk
01273 87 3415

Sports clubs

sport@ussu.sussex.ac.uk
01273 87 7322

 

Press

press@sussexstudent.com 
01273 87 2636
07738 40 6823

Website

support@sussexstudent.com
01273 87 2636
 

Advertising and Sponsorship

marketingsponsorship
@sussexstudent.com

01273 87 3874

Finance Office
 

(For payment and invoice queries)
01273 67 8150
 

Events

events@sussexstudent.com
01273 87 3874

The Union Shop

01273 67 8147

Falmer Bar

01273 678351

East Slope Bar


01273 68 9453 

 

The Globe

hello@globe.pub01273 770685

 

Visit Us

Our building, Falmer House is the first building you come to as you turn off the A27 from Brighton or walk from Falmer train station.

Falmer Bar is in Falmer House, East Slope Bar is at the other end of the campus by the East Slope residences. The Globe is in central Brighton.

The University of Sussex has further information on how to get to the campus as well as campus maps.

You can click on the map below and insert your postcode in order to find directions to campus travelling on foot and by bicycle.

You can also view local cycle routes on this map.

See Falmer House on Google Maps

Full-Time Elected Officers

Part-Time Elected Officers

  • Simin WadiwalaEthnic Minority Students Officer
    • Championing the needs of and rights of ethnic minority students in the Students' Union and on campus
    • Working with liberation campaign groups to support their aims and objectives
    • Helping develop and oversee the SU's equality and diversity work
  • Liz GladdenWomen Students Officer
    • Championing the needs of and rights of women students in the Students' Union and on campus
    • Working with liberation campaign groups to support their aims and objectives
    • Helping develop and oversee the SU's equality and diversity work
  • Chris LewisLGBTQ+ Students Officer
    • Championing the needs of and rights of LGBTQ+ students in the Students' Union and on campus
    • Working with liberation campaign groups to support their aims and objectives
    • Helping develop and oversee the SU's equality and diversity work
  • Fi HalfacreStudents with Disabilities Officer
    • Championing the needs of and rights of students with disabilities in the Students' Union and on campus
    • Working with liberation campaign groups to support their aims and objectives
    • Helping develop and oversee the SU's equality and diversity work
  • Henry TeeTrans and Non-Binary Students Officer
    • Championing the needs of and rights of trans and non-binary students in the Students' Union and on campus
    • Working with liberation campaign groups to support their aims and objectives
    • Helping develop and oversee the SU's equality and diversity work

Representatives

  • Hossam ShafikInternational Students Representative

     

    • Proactively represents the rights of international students and ensures that the Students’ Union takes their views and needs into account
    • Undertakes projects and campaigns to support international students
    • Works closely with full-time officers on relevant local and national campaigns/events

     

  • Furqan DinMature Students Representative
    • Proactively represents the rights of mature students and ensures that the Students’ Union takes their views and needs into account
    • Undertakes projects and campaigns to support mature students
    • Works closely with full-time officers on relevant local and national campaigns/events
  • (Position Vacant)Student Parents Representative
    • Proactively represents the rights of student parents and ensures that the Students’ Union takes their views and needs into account
    • Undertakes projects and campaigns to support student parents
    • Works closely with full-time officers on relevant local and national campaigns/events
  • (Position Vacant)Part-Time Students Representative
    • Proactively represents the rights of part-time students and ensures that the Students’ Union takes their views and needs into account
    • Undertakes projects and campaigns to support part-time students
    • Works closely with full-time officers on relevant local and national campaigns/events
  • (Position Vacant)First-Generation Scholars Representative
    • Proactively represents the rights of First-Generation Scholars students and ensures that the Students’ Union takes their views and needs into account
    • Undertakes projects and campaigns to support First-Generation Scholars students
    • Works closely with full-time officers on relevant local and national campaigns/events

Head of Activities and Engagement

  • Tori Cherry-DownesHead of Activities and Engagement (maternity leave)

    Tori works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Students' Union communications, reception, sports, societies and community projects including all its staff and volunteers
    • Project management of Freshers week, elections and the Student Awards

    Jacqueline Molineaux is covering the line management of the Activities team and Boo Sherriff is covering the line management of the Communications team.

Sport and Societies

  • Sarah HallSports Development and Societies Manager

    Sarah works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Development and advice for the Students' Union's sports clubs
    • Sports memberships
    • Financing sports clubs
    • Manage the Societies team & help run their program 
    • Risk assessments for Sports club & Societies
  • Charlie TempertonSocieties Coordinator

    Charlie works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Development and advice for Students' Union societies.
    • Facilitating the societies committee.
    • Advocacy and awarding of the Sussex Leaf scheme.
  • Mike WilkinsSocieties Administrator

    Mike works full-time during term time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Assisting societies with finances, room bookings and paperwork
    • Helping resolve any issues within societies
    • Assisting the Societies Coordinator
  • Doron MazorSports Assistant

    Doron works full-time during term time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Assisting sports clubs with finances, bookings and paperwork
    • Helping resolve any issues within sports clubs
    • Assisting the Sports Development Manager
  • Aarun PalmerActivities Finance Assistant

    Aarun works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Processing payment requests for clubs and societies
    • Providing clubs and societies with account balances and statements
    • Arranging cash floats for clubs and societies
    • Setting up product sales on the SU website (incl. event tickets)

Volunteering and Community

  • Nathan CattVolunteering Manager

    Nathan works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Oversight of student societies, volunteering, community engagement and student cooperatives
    • Championing student engagement and the integration of students with the community
    • Support and development of staff in the Activities team
  • Jane TruemanStudent Participation Coordinator

    Jane works full-time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Ongoing development and promotion of the Buddy Scheme
    • Managing the Buddy Scheme process; recruitment, training and matching of Buddy Scheme Volunteers
    • Ongoing development of the Language Café including recruitment, training and support of Language Café Leaders
  • Monique Forbes-BroomeCommunity Engagement Coordinator

    Monique works part-time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Working with other community engagement providers across Brighton and Hove to develop long-term high impact initiatives
    • Fostering positive relationships between student residents and non-student residents
    • Increase the profile of the Union and students locally
  • Alon HarshakRole Models Project Coordinator

    Alon works full-time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Coordinating the Role Models Project elective module
    • Training and facilitating the creation and delivery of Role Models Project workshops by elective students and volunteers
    • Liaising with the School of Education and Social Work and Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (BACA)
  • Natasha MansleyRole Models Project Assistant

    Natasha works works full-time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

     

    • To be the main support to the Role Models Project volunteers: Recruitment, Communication, one-to-one support
    • Supporting the coordinator in training and facilitating the creation and delivery of Role Models Project workshops by elective students and volunteer 

     

Head of Commercial Services

  • Tarek KhalilHead of Commercial Operations
    • Overseeing the running of the Students' Union licensed premises, including catering and entertainment provision in our outlets
    • Overseeing and advising on all licensing matters for the Students' Union. e.g. events in Mandela Hall, outdoor events on campus, etc.
    • Liaising with Students' Union and University departments as well as the local authorities to ensure compliance to all current legislation

Shops

  • Hannah WardRetail Manager
    • Managing the Students' Union shop and campus Co-operative Food store
    • Maintaining the partnership between the Union and The Southern Co-operative
    • Coordinating a team of more than 100 student and non student staff, helping them to deliver on customer service
  • Jan WardUnion Shop Manager
    • Line managing a team of student staff, supporting and developing their skills
    • Day to day management of the Union Shop in Falmer House
  • Mark SmithAssistant Manager, Co-operative
    • Stock management of goods including pasta, noodles, sauces, hot drinks, biscuits, snacks and alcohol
    • Assisting the Retail Manager with the day-to-day running of the shop
    • Line managing a team of student staff, supporting and developing their skills
  • Rachel WardAssistant Manager, Co-operative
    • Managing all areas of Customer Service, the Bakery and Home News Delivery
    • Assisting the Retail Manager with the day-to-day running of the shop
    • Line managing a team of student staff, supporting and developing their skills
  • Tracey DempsterAssistant Manager, Co-operative
    • Stock management of goods including bread, milk, chilled foods fruit and vegetables.
    • Assisting the Retail Manager with the day-to-day running of the shop
    • Line managing a team of student staff, supporting and developing their skills

Bars

  • Esme GoddenVenues Manager
    • Day to day management of Falmer Bar
    • Oversight of East Slope Bar and The Globe
    • Recruitment of Supervisors within the bars
    • Liaising with commercial partners and suppliers
  • Jordan TaylorFalmer Bar and Room 76 Manager (Deputy Venues Manager)
    • Responsible for the operational running of Falmer Bar and Room 76
    • Coordinating commercial and student-led events in the venue
  • John AttridgeEast Slope Bar Manager
    • Responsible for the operational running of East Slope Bar
    • Coordinating commercial and student-led events in the venue
  • Arlie MagennisThe Globe Manager
    • Day to day management of The Globe, the Students' Union venue in central Brighton
    • Line managing a team of student staff, supporting and developing their skills
    • Liaising with commercial partners, event organisers and suppliers

Events

  • James SouthardEvents Coordinator
    • Delivering the Students' Union events programme, including Freshers' Week
    • Liaising with commercial partners and suppliers
    • Providing support and advice for student-led events
  • Alice PainesEvents Assistant
    • Helping the Events Coordinator deliver the Students' Union events programme, including Freshers' Week
    • Maintaining the Commercial Services events calendar
    • Liaising with commercial partners and suppliers
    • Providing support and advice for student-led events
  • Steph CassinEvents Assistant
    • Helping the Events Coordinator deliver the Students' Union events programme, including Freshers' Week
    • Maintaining the Commercial Services events calendar
    • Liaising with commercial partners and suppliers
    • Providing support and advice for student-led events

Head of Campaigns and Representation

  • Jacqueline MolineauxHead of Campaigns and Representation
    • Ensuring that the Campaigns and Representation department is run effectively in order to defend and promote the interests of students at the University of Sussex and BSMS
    • Supporting the senior staff team in overseeing all activity within the Union
    • Leading on the Union's Equality and Diversity work, ensuring the full implementation of our Equality and Diversity Policy and the achievement of all related organisational targets

Campaigns

  • Hannah MullarkyCampaigns Coordinator
    • Coordinating staff support to help elected Officers and student-led groups carry out their campaigns
    • Support and coordinate Campaign Volunteers, offering termly support sessions and accurate role descriptions
    • Communicate Officers and Volunteers work to students in liaison with the Campaigns and Communications departments
  • Rianna GargiuloPolicy and Research Assistant
    • Identifying and undertaking research on the issues affecting students at Sussex
    • Supporting the elected officers in the delivery of well-researched, student-mandated campaigns and representative work
    • Supporting elected officers and other representatives in the development and implementation of Union Policy
  • Taylan StultingCampaigns and Representation Administrator
    • Providing administrative support for the Campaigns and Representation department
    • Providing administrative support for the Education and Welfare Officers
  • Susuana AmoahConsent Campaign Facilitator
    • Running consent workshops
    • Training and working with I Heart Consent Volunteers to ensure that diverse students groups, socieites, and sports teams engage in important conversations surrounding consent, rape culture, and sexual assault/harrassment
    • Community Outreach, including planning events such as Reclaim Brighton and working with local nightlife venues to ensure a safe night out
  • Sarah HoustonConsent Campaign Facilitator
    • Running consent workshops
    • Training and working with I Heart Consent Volunteers to ensure that diverse students groups, socieites, and sports teams engage in important conversations surrounding consent, rape culture, and sexual assault/harrassment
    • Community Outreach, including planning events such as Reclaim Brighton and working with local nightlife venues to ensure a safe night out
  • Olivia CondieEquality, Diversity and Inclusion Assistant

    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Assistant

Support and Advocacy

  • Kathy O'ReganStudent Voice Advocate
    • Providing advice & support to students regarding academic appeals & misconduct, complaints against the University and student disciplinary cases
    • Providing casework & statistical evidence in support of Union campaigns & projects
    • Mentoring & supporting the Education & Welfare Officers
    • Producing advice-related guides and resources for students
  • Robert LuscombeStudent Voice Advocate
    • Providing advice & support to students regarding academic appeals & misconduct, complaints against the University and student disciplinary cases
    • Providing casework & statistical evidence in support of Union campaigns & projects
    • Mentoring & supporting the Education & Welfare Officers
    • Producing advice-related guides and resources for students

Democracy, Student Voice and Student Reps

  • Natalie SacksStudent Voice Manager

    Natalie works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Leading and providing support to staff and officers within the Students' Union's democratic and representative systems to defend and promote the interests of students at the University of Sussex and BSMS
    • Overseeing and developing all student volunteering opportunities within the Campaigns and Representation Department, including the Student Reps and Campaign Volunteer schemes
  • Juliette CuleRepresentation and Democracy Coordinator
    • Coordinating the Student Reps Scheme, providing support for the representative work of the elected officers (including committee briefings)
    • Coordinating elections and referenda
    • Coordinating and providing support and secretarial duties for the democratic meetings of the Students' Union (e.g. Union Council, Members' Meetings etc)
  • Ross McKenzieStudent Rep Administrator
    • To provide administrative and operational support for the Student Rep Scheme
    • To provide administrative and operational support to the Representation and Democracy Coordinator as required
    • To undertake other administrative tasks associated with the representative structures of the Students’ Union

Sussex Student Lettings

  • Jennifer McDowellSussex Student Lettings Manager (maternity leave until Jan 2018)
    • Managing the Union's free student lettings agency
    • Providing off-campus accommodation for students
    • Responisble for the agency working towards improving student housing in Brighton
  • Paolo SannaSussex Student Lettings Manager
    • Managing the Union's free student lettings agency
    • Providing off-campus accommodation for students
    • Responsible for the agency working towards improving student housing in Brighton
  • Sophie CanonProperty Manager
    • Responsible for managing property repairs and rent payments
    • Providing off-campus accommodation for students
    • Offering help and advice to students and tenants
  •  
    Bessie PikeLetting Administrator

     

    • To process the administration for the letting agency
    • Updating and maintaining property file
    • Managing the Lettings' Agency online presence

     

Communications

  • Jo WaltersCommunications Manager

    Jo works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Coordinating the Union's website & social media profiles.
    • Managing the Union's marketing & communications
    • Championing new media technologies within the Union.
    • Helping students engage with the Union's democratic activity.
    • Supporting student media volunteers
  • Daniel GreenDigital Communications Assistant

    Daniel works full-time for the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Updating content on the Students' Union's website and across social media profiles
    • Assisting the Communications Manager on key projects
    • Informing students of union activity via email newsletters and other digital communication channels
  • Toby WhelanGraphic Designer

    Toby works full-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Designing engaging visual media for Students' Union projects
    • Developing the Students' Union 's brand identity
  • James CanningWebsite Assistant

    James works part-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Maintaining the functionality of the website
    • Upgrading the look and feel of the website
    • Working to improve existing online services
  • Matt GreenwoodContent Administrator

    Matt works part-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Creating media rich content for the Students' Union's digital platforms
    • Assisting the Communications department on key projects
  • George BartlettCommunications Administrator - Campaigns & Representation

    George works part-time at the Students' Union and is responsible for:

    • Liaising between the Communications and Campaigns Departments
    • Updating the website with written content pertaining to Campaigns
  • Anndrea O'TooleAdvertising Fundraising Manager

    Anndrea works full time for the student Union and is responsible for:

     

    • Working with local and national brands who want to reach the large University of Sussex student population
    • Managing advertising and sponsorship across the Unions multi media platforms, including newspaper, digital, social media, events
    • Working with brands across Freshers week

     

IT

  • Bradley GriffithsIT Assistant

     

    • Helping the IT Coordinator keep IT systems working within the charity and commercial services

     

Human Resources and environment

  • Boo SherriffHead of Human Resources
    • Managing Human Resource functions for Union staff
    • Ensuring fair systems for recruitment and selection of new staff, and supportive systems for managing performance of existing staff
  • Emily HollidayHuman Resources Coordinator
    • Overseeing the recruitment process
    • Carrying out right to work checks prior to employment
    • Producing Statements of Employment
    • Answering questions and supporting staff
  • Jo PerroneHuman Resources Administrator
    • Provide administrative support for recruitment and selection
    • Provide administrative support for our Staff Consultation Forum
    • To help book HR events and training opportunities
  • Zoe ArnoldEnvironmental Assistant
    • Supporting the Union staff and officers with their environmental initiatives
    • Finding ways to help the Union integrate environmental good practice into day-to-day work
    • Monitoring and recording the Union's environmental impact, and their efforts to reduce it

Finance

  • Sally WebbFinance Manager
    • Providing financial processing services
    • Managing the day to day operations of the Finance team
    • Supporting in the productions of monthly and yearly management accounts
  • Berni LeeFinance Assistant
    • Payment of invoices to suppliers
    • Payment of expenses
    • Cash received by the Union and Trading Company
  • Michelle HeathFinance Assistant
    • Weekly payroll for shops and bars
    • Monthly payroll for permanent staff
    • Processing of starters and leavers to HMRC
  • Shelagh RogersFinance Assistant

    Finance Assistant

Chief Executive's Office

  • Paul NewtonChief Executive

     

    • Responsibility for all of the Union's services, including all of its employees and volunteers.

     

  • Sue CornfordOffice Manager
    • Responsible for the provision of teas, snacks and light refreshments as and when required, Union insurance issues, the Tuesday market and all things relating to Falmer House 
  • John WarmingtonArchive Administrator
    • Archiving resources and historical information about or related to the Students' Union
    • Providing access to the Students' Union archive