Campus facilities

At Sussex, we have specialist facilities and a variety of shops, bars and cafés on campus.

Aerial shot of campus in the green of the south downs, with the sea in the background

 Study space


Location: Library Square
Opening hours: See our opening times
Telephone: 01273 678163

Open to everyone with a range of visitor memberships.

Find out more about the Library.

Shops, cafés and bars

We have a range of shops and retail outlets on campus, as well as:

The Co-operative food

Location: Bramber House
Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-11pm
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 624764

In-store bakery, off-licence, newsagents, household and personal care essentials, bus tickets, photocopying, bill payment and cashback.

NUS cardholders get a 10% discount.

Caburn House residence


Location: Falmer House
Opening hours: Term time only. Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-4pm

Various stalls selling books, clothes, fresh fruit and vegetables, street food, baked goods, plants, posters and artwork.

Post Office

Location: Bramber House (in Co-operative Food)
Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 9.30am-5.30pm
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 602935

Services include postage, drop and go, licences, vehicle tax, travel insurance, National Express tickets, foreign currency (euros and US dollars only – student rate available).

Union Shop

Location: Falmer House
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-11pm, Saturday-Sunday 10am-6pm 
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 678147

Website: Visit the Students' Union website

Meal deals, chilled and frozen foods, off-license, stationery, greeting cards, hot drinks, pastries, kitchen cupboard essentials, a selection of Sussex branded clothing and accessories, electrical items and more.

The Sussex Shop

Location: The retail arches next to the Student Centre
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm 
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 075749

Website: Visit the Students' Union website 

Sussex-branded clothing and merchandise shop selling a range of Sussex hoodies and T-shirts, bags, hats, soft toys, stationery and gifts.

Front of the Sussex shop showing the Student Union Building



Locations: the Sport Centre and Falmer Sports Complex
Opening hours: These vary according to the time of year – Find out about opening hours
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 678228

Find out more about our sports facilities.


Health centre

Location: Sussex campus
Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 8.30am-6pm, Friday 8.30am-5pm (closed Saturday and Sunday)
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 249049

Find out more about our Health centre.


Location: Health centre
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm (closed 1pm-2pm).
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 605555

Times vary during summer vacation.


Location: Health centre
Opening hours: Term time – Monday-Friday 9am-5.30pm. Non-term time – Monday-Friday 9am-4.30pm
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 699883

Prescriptions, medicines, cosmetics and toiletries.

Find out more about our pharmacy.

Conferences and events

Conference centre

Location: Bramber House
Opening hours: Available for hire throughout the year. Other campus spaces (pictured) may be available over vacations.

You can book a range of events for 10 to up to 250 delegates at our modern Conference Centre.

Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Location: Gardner Centre Road
Opening hours: Hosts events throughout the year
Telephone: (+44) (0)1273 678822

Find out more about what’s on.

Services and support

Cash machines

Locations: Students’ Union shop, Falmer House; foyer of York House (pictured); outside Co-op supermarket, Bramber House.
Opening hours: York House (in Norwich House Road) and Bramber House (in Refectory Road), 24 hours; Students’ Union shop, as normal opening hours.

York House

Chaplaincy and Meeting House

Location: Sussex campus
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-9pm, Sunday 10.30am-7.30pm (closed Saturday).

Find out more about The Meeting House and the University Chaplaincy at Sussex.


Location: Childcare centre
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 7.30am-6.30pm
Telephone: 0800 954 0669

The University's childcare facilities are available to staff and students for children aged four months to five years.


Location: Refectory Road, between Swanborough Blocks two and three
Opening hours: Self-service washes – Open every day (including weekends and bank holidays) 8am-12am. Service washes – Monday-Friday, 8am -1pm (cash only).

You can download an app from Circuit Laundry or pay by cash or card at the launderette machines.

Toilets on campus


 All gender / disabled access toilets

Women’s toilets

Men’s toilets

 Student Centre   32 0 0
 Essex House  3 3 3
Jubilee 28 1 1
Bramber House 12 6 6
Falmer House (excluding bar) 4 4 5
Meeting House 2 0 0
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts (ACCA) 16 1 1
Shawcross 2 3 4
Silverstone 2 3 2
Arts A 2 2 2
Arts B 0 3 2
Arts C 2 2 1
Friston 2 2 2
Fulton 3 3 3
Library 19 3 3
Freeman 4 6 6
Ashdown  3 1 (1 Disabled toilet) 1
Chichester III 2 1 1
Chichester II 0 1 2
Chichester I
3 3 3
Pevensey I  3 3 3
Pevensey II & III 2 3 3
Richmond 0 2 2
Arundel 7 2 2
Sport Centre 3 2 2
Sport Complex  2 3 4
Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) 4 2 2
John Maynard Smith (JMS) 1 (2 Disabled toilets) (1 Disabled toilet)

Report an issue

If you spot something that needs fixing, cleaning or looking at, contact the Sussex Estates and Facilities Service Centre.

New students

See the Student Hub to find out where to shop and eat and how to get around the local area.

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