University of Sussex Students Union, Falmer House, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QF

Useful Links


Housing in Brighton and Hove 

Homes For Queers – A Facebook group to “help queer people find safer, happier homes in Brighton”

CHIBAH – Co-operative Housing in Brighton and Hove – links to some housing co-operatives and associated information 

Two piers Housing Co-operative – “Two Piers is a permanent ownership housing co-operative, Brighton’s largest housing co-op. two Piers provides affordable housing for 68 single people and single parents in shared and self-contained flats and houses in several locations across the city”

Sussex Co – Housing – “A sustainable approach to neighbourly living”

Bunker – “Located in Brighton with the goal of housing low-income families living in private rented accommodation with little hope of either buying their own home or being housed by the local authority”

Bug Housing Co-operative – Situated in Bevendean with 6 members along with their resident cat, Jasper

Rosa Bridge – “We are a queer, feminist co-op and our aims in setting up were to take housing, especially in the city centre, away from private ownership and to be part of creating different alternatives to notions of ‘home’”

Southdowns Eco – “Our overall aim is to explore alternatives for improving the quality of life and to challenge the thinking and actions that threaten our rights and future as human beings on the planet”

Starlings Housing Co-operative – “A community building affordable, eco friendly homes”

Council Housing – Council housing in Brighton 


Acorn – The union for the community

Sussex Renters Union – Compensation for students, affordable rents, taking on bad university management

London Renters Union (LRU) – “We’re a member-led, campaigning union taking action to transform the housing system and win homes for people, not private profit”

University of Sussex UCU – University and College Union

TUC (Trades Union Congress) – Find a union for you


Land and community led development 

Landscapes of freedom – “Supporting the Right to Roam across the South Downs and beyond!”

Mental Health

Samaritans – if you’re feeling down, hopeless or have thoughts of self harm, and suicide

Grassroots suicide prevention – similar to Samaritans with help pages and guides

Swtichboard (LGBTQ+) – 03000 330 0630 – LGBTQ+ helpline (10am -10pm)

Mind – Mental health advice and services

Nightline – listening service ran by students for students (check if your uni runs this on the Nightline website)


Stonewall – Largest LGBTQ+ charity in Europe

Mindout LGBTQ+ – LGBTQ+ mental health charity based in Brighton. They offer help, support, counselling and more!

Gendered intelligence – “Gendered Intelligence, established in 2008, is a registered charity that exists to increase understandings of gender diversity and improve trans people’s quality of life”

allsorts LGBTQ+ – “Allsorts Youth Project listens to, supports & connects children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or exploring their sexual orientation and/or gender identity (LGBT+)”

Mermaids Student Space Support for trans, including nonbinary and gender diverse students aged 18 – 25″

Carrds and Linktree