University of Sussex


Bramber House
Refectory Road
East Sussex


Anthea keeping (Sales and Marketing Executive)


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Venue description

Whether you are organising a small group training session or a conference for 500, Conferences and Events at the University of Sussex have superb facilities for all, and offer unprecedented customer service. 

Peace and Tranquility- Surrounded by the South Down National Park and only a pebble’s throw from the vibrant city of Brighton and Hove, Conferences and Events provide an exceptional setting for your for your meeting, exhibition, conference or gala dinner.

Professional Facilities- a dedicated conference team offer a bespoke service to organisers holding year-round events. Within the self contained Conference Centre which holds a maximum capacity of 250 people, there are eight contemporary air-conditioned rooms all with access to break out areas, natural daylight, free Wi-Fi and integral AV. Our decked terraces over looking the South Downs National Park offer delegates access to additional outdoor space. This self contained centre can be booked exclusively if required.

Huge variety of event spaces- Host your event in our tiered Jubilee lecture theatre which seats 500 and is new for 2013, alternatively use one of our 100 seminar rooms or a smaller lecture theatre, there are 20 to choose fromOther spaces range from open plan exhibition space and sports halls, to a bespoke chapel and a creativity zone. These facilities are available for three months during the summer and one month at spring. 

Fast and easy access to national road, rail and air networks- Plentiful car parking is available on site, as is a dedicated train station connecting to Brighton in under 9 minutes. Only 30 minutes from London Gatwick Airport, and an hour from London, we are ideally located for local to international meetings and events.

A choice of accommodation options- We have 850 bedrooms available from June to September, 500 are en-suite, and we offer a variety of rates to suit all budgets.

Fine dining and flexible catering solutions- with two spacious restaurants and 6 cafes to choose from, you are spoilt for choice. Impressive Dine Central is a restaurant with a difference, this versatile space can hold
up to 250 people for dinner or 550 for a reception. Our accomplished chef’s offer first class catering using locally sourced produce where possible. We host formal dinners, weddings, Christmas events and private functions.

Other Services

  • Photographer
  • Event planner
  • In-house catering
  • Licensed Bar
  • Marquee