Events and competitions
Get involved in events and competitions to support sustainability at Sussex.
We have three cash prizes available for Sussex students who can produce a bin poster or other content to help others reduce the amount of waste they produce and increase recycling rates.
The winners’ work will be promoted by the University.
Pitch for the Planet
Do you have a prize winning idea to tackle climate change?
Enter our annual Pitch for the Planet student innovation competition to get the chance to win a share of £20,000 funding and a coveted spot in our summer accelerator programme to help you develop your idea.
Silent Disco Beach Clean
Thursday 28 September from 16:00 until 18:00
Brighton & Hove
Have you been to Brighton Beach yet? Come along to meet new Sussex students on the beach, and help protect Brighton's marine wildlife in Welcome Week!
Surgery: Time for an inclusive and sustainable future?
Wednesday 4 October from 18:30 until 21:30
University of Sussex Campus
Inaugural lecture from Professor Mahmood Bhutta Surgery: Time for an inclusive and sustainable future?
Past events and competitions
What Next After the COP? event - video and Q&A with our speakers
Watch the 'What Next after the COP?' event held in November, plus read some more answers on climate change from our four event speakers
Winners of the COP26 student video competition revealed
On Monday, whilst COP26 got finally underway in Glasgow the winners of the Film for COP26 video competition were announced.
Better World: A Celebration of Sussex
Celebrations for the University's 60th anniversary began with the 'Better World: A Celebration of Sussex' event, focusing on sustainability.