Tickets for trips and events

Take some time out from your studies – join us for a trip to a famous UK landmark, a walk through the local countryside or an all-day experience.

What’s available

The term-time programme usually includes:

  • historical cities such as Oxford, Cambridge and Bath
  • walks to local areas of countryside, such as Ditchling Beacon and Beachy Head
  • experiences such as ‘The Making of Harry Potter: A Warner Bros Studio Tour’.

Full list for Spring Term

  • Cambridge

    Discover one of the most beautiful and historically interesting cities in the UK.

    Cambridge offers visitors a wonderful day out. Enjoy a guided walking tour around the city and its lovely university colleges with a team of knowledgeable guides, followed by free time to explore the city by yourself.

    • Saturday 8 February 2020
    • (Full day) 8am to 8.30pm
    • £35
    • Ticket price includes return travel by private coach, entrance and a guided tour of King’s College.

    See the Cambridge tourism website.

  • The Making of Harry Potter: A Warner Bros Studio Tour

    Ever wanted to wander down Diagon Alley, fly a broomstick or walk through the doors of Hogwarts’ Great Hall?

    The studio tour includes many of the most famous sets from the Harry Potter series of films, as well as hundreds of props and original costumes.

    • Sunday 23 February 2020
    • (Full day) 11.45am to 9.30pm
    • £64
    • Ticket includes return travel by private coach and entry to the Warner Bros Studio Tour. Food and drink is not included, and whilst a limited choice is available once there (including butter beer!) we recommend bringing a packed lunch.

    Explore the Harry Potter tour.

  • Seven Sisters and the Sussex countryside

    The University of Sussex is surrounded by the magnificent Sussex countryside, some parts of which are not easy to access by public transport.

    This trip takes you through the local countryside, along the beautiful coastline and South Downs National Park.

    Stops will include Rottingdean, Cuckmere Haven, viewing the Seven Sisters at Birling Gap and at Beachy Head, historic Pevensey Castle and the beautiful English village of Alfriston, where you can explore the old streets and ancient church and enjoy a traditional English cream tea (price not included).

    • Saturday 29 February 2020
    • (Full day) 8.30am to 5pm
    • £20
    • Ticket includes return travel by private coach. University of Sussex student trip leaders will lead the trip.
  • Oxford

    Oxford is a beautiful and historic city and one of the most iconic locations in the UK.

    This trip offers students a wonderful day out. You’ll enjoy a guided walking tour around the city with a team of local guides. Later on you can enjoy free time to explore the city for yourself.

    This is a collaborative trip with International Student Support and the Students’ Union Buddy Scheme. #oneworldsussexbuddies

    • Saturday 7 March 2020
    • (Full day) 7.30am to 7pm
    • £25
    • Ticket includes return travel by private coach and a guided walking tour of the city.

    See Oxford tourist information.

  • Stonehenge and Bath

    A day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stonehenge and the ancient Roman city of Bath.

    Visit Stonehenge in the morning – an iconic monument that has inspired archaeologists and storytellers alike.

    Later in the day you’ll get the chance to wander the streets of Bath. Explore its gorgeous Georgian architecture, historical Roman ruins and numerous museums and galleries.

    Finally, meet up back up with the group to see the ancient Roman Baths, fed by natural hot springs which have drawn visitors to the site for centuries.

    This is a collaborative trip with International Student Support and the Students’ Union Buddy Scheme. #oneworldsussexbuddies

    • Saturday 21 March 2020
    • (Full day) 7.30am to 8pm
    • £54
    • Ticket includes return travel by private coach and entry to Stonehenge and the Roman Baths.

     

    See the Stonehenge visitor website and Bath tourism website.

  • Ditchling Walk

    Join International Student Support and the Students’ Union Buddy Scheme on our walking trip to Dichling Beacon.

    We’ll be walking along a stunning countryside trail towards Devil’s Dyke, a 100 metre deep V-shaped valley nestled in the South Downs. You’ll then stroll through the South Downs National Park, experiencing the beautiful and picturesque views of the Sussex countryside.

    During the walk there will be time to stop and enjoy a British experience of scones, jam and clotted cream.

    We’ll take the bus to and from the walk (bus ticket not included) and will arrive back in Brighton by 5pm.

    This is a collaborative trip with International Student Support and the Students’ Union Buddy Scheme. #oneworldsussexbuddies

    • Sunday 26 April 2020
    • (Full Day) 10am to 5pm
    • £3.50

How to buy tickets

You can book excursions through our Online Shop.

Select Product Catalogue, then Trips and Activities and choose International Student Support. Double check you have the correct tickets in your basket before paying.

Details of trips appear in the Online Shop when they go on sale.

We aim to keep prices as low as possible.

Trips are open to all students.

Our trips are very popular and sell out quickly, so you should book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets for this term’s trips will go on sale on Friday January 31 2020.

Bringing your family on a trip

A limited number of tickets have been allocated for students who would like to bring their families (partner/spouse, and/or their children). For Spring Term 2020, these will be available from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 January 2020 (ahead of online sales). Tickets can be purchased in cash in person from the International Student Support office, located on the second floor of Bramber House.

Once tickets are on general sale you will be limited to buying one ticket for each trip.

Email international.support@sussex.ac.uk for more details.

Terms and conditions

You must bring a digital copy of your ticket and your student ID card on the day of the trip. These must be presented before you get on the coach.

Tickets are non-refundable.

If you can no longer attend the trip you may swap or sell your ticket to another student. Email international.support@sussex.ac.uk with details of the swap including the names and registration number of both students.

If you buy a ticket from another student, you must be able to show the original booking to the Trip Leader.

Trips take place whatever the weather. We recommend you bring a raincoat or an umbrella. As some trips involve a lot of walking, wear comfortable shoes or trainers.

If you are late arriving at a meeting point, we may leave without you. You would then have to find your own way back to Brighton at your own expense.

We reserve the right to make changes to the schedule and trips as offered in the event of circumstances beyond our control. If there are not enough tickets sold to make a trip viable, we reserve the right to cancel the trip and a full refund will be given.

Our Trip Leaders may take photographs of students during the trip. These may be used on social media or in our publicity material in future. If you don’t want to appear in photos, inform the Trip Leader.

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