Find ways to get active, join a sports team and become a member of a society.
Events, sports clubs and societies
Sports clubs and societies are run by the Students’ Union. Find out what’s on offer.
If you’re studying a Masters or a PhD, there are some specific postgraduate events run by the Students’ Union. You can filter these in the events listings. Of course, you’re just as welcome to attend all the events going on.
Sign up for a sports membership
You can join the gym, take part in drop-in social sport activities and find out about scholarships.
Make friends through the Buddy Scheme
Match up with a student already studying at Sussex through the Students’ Union Buddy Scheme. A buddy can support you through the first few weeks and introduce you to life on campus, around Brighton and beyond.
Things to do around campus
You can borrow a frisbee from our Welcome Hub in Library Square and get outside.
Walk or jog around the campus boundary. It’s green, peaceful and well sign-posted.
Take a picnic into Stanmer Park, next to campus. There’s a café in Stanmer village and plenty of woodland to explore.
Places to go
Wander Brighton & Hove’s interesting independent shops and cafes.
Explore the Royal Pavilion Gardens which surround the historic Royal Pavilion.
Relax on Brighton’s iconic seafront – perfect for spending a few hours at any time of year.
Take a look inside Brighton Museum, the Booth Museum and Hove Museum and Art Gallery. They’re all free to visit.
Need more inspiration? Here are ten things you can do if you’re bored.