Discover some quick tips for staying healthy while living life to the full at Sussex.
Get enough sleep
Getting a great night’s sleep will help you enjoy university life.
Eat a balanced diet
Eating well will help keep your mind and body healthy.
Use our sports centres
You can become a member of Sussexsport or use our facilities on a pay-and-play basis.
We have two on-campus sports areas:
- The Sport Centre, for indoor sports, exercise classes and the gym
- Falmer Sports Complex, housing the main fitness rooms and sports pitches.
See our sports areas and a list of classes and facilities. You can take part in no-membership sport sessions through the ActiveUS scheme for £1.
You can also join clubs run by the Students’ Union.
Discover more ways to get active as a Sussex student.
Look after your emotional health
If you’re concerned about your emotional health, your first point of contact is the Student Life Centre.
If you or a friend are in crisis, contact security.
Find out how to look after your sexual health. You can also sign up for an X-Card to get free condoms and answers to sexual health queries.
Sexual health check-ups can help you to look after your sexual health.
Tip: Between 12 noon and 1.30pm on Wednesdays, the Students’ Union give out free condoms, sanitary products and drug testing kits.
Alcohol and drugs
You can buy over-the-counter medicine and pick up prescriptions from the campus pharmacy.