NUS Extra and Yoyo have joined forces so you can get even more money off through your Students’ Union outlets too if you have downloaded the Yoyo App. Download and use Yoyo for faster mobile payment with loyalty and rewards at all of your Students’ Union and get further discounts if you attach your NUS Extra card to it as well. Don’t forget we are still selling Pizzas and Wraps till late in Basement Central and The Hive and our new Munch Deal is available in all BSU shops in Falmer, Cockroft and Mithras.

Do you need a hot drink to warm you up as well as save money and be sustainable? Your Students’ Union are committed to being sustainable and are now selling BSU branded Starbucks Grande cups for just £3.95.Make sure you buy one soon and save 20p on every large drink that you purchase with your reusable cup.

Starbucks reusable cups are available at The Hive, Falmer Shop, Cockroft Shop, BC Café Bar, Eastbourne Shop and The Starting Gate and Starbucks beverages are available at the Cockroft Shop, Hive Café Bar, BC Café Bar and The Starting Gate.


Our vibrant cafe-bars are great places to meet up with friends or just relax and unwind after a hectic day. Each has a unique personality of their own, but all serve Starbucks coffee and hot drinks, perfect for that post-study pick-me-up. There’s a range of fresh and tasty food, along with student priced alcoholic drinks.
Opening hours: 11am-11pm (10.30pm on Sunday), every day during term time.

CLOSED 10th June - 26th September

Check out our Menu!

The Starting Gate is our newest café-bar and your local if you’re based on the Eastbourne Welkin campus.

This spacious, stylish student hang out is the place to head to whatever you fancy, there’s Starbucks drinks, loads of lunch and snack options, plus a range of soft and alcoholic drinks. Everything is carefully price checked against high street outlets so you can be sure that the best value for money is available right on your doorstep.

Each and every week during term time, the Starting Gate holds a variety of events. Our crowning glory has to the fornightly Thursday night quiz which regularly attracts hundreds of competing students. What better way to meet the students you’ll be living and studying with over the next few years?!

There’s free wifi available if you’re up for some studying or catching up with friends online. Or kick back, relax and watch the best entertainment and all the important sporting events, including major Sky Sports and BT Sport matches.

F: The Starting Gate Eastbourne

T: @Starting_Gate_
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 11pm, Saturday 10am - 11pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm (term time).

We're now additionally open Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5pm from 12th June till 1st July.

CLOSED 1st July - 4th September

Hosting a range of evening events from zumba to acoustic nights, Falmer Cafe-Bar is a firm favourite of students living and studying nearby. There’s a great choice of cider, beer and wine, plus freshly prepared snacks like baguettes, pizzas, nachos and jacket potatoes.

F: The Hive Cafe-Bar

T: @HiveCafeBar

Opening hours:
Term Time: Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm. Weekends, 11am – 4pm.
Non – Term Time: Monday to Friday 8am - 3pm.
Closed: Saturday 23rd Dec 2017 – Mon 1st January 2018

You’ll find the Cockcroft Cafe-Bar on the ground floor, just beyond the entrance of the Cockcroft Building on the Moulsecoomb campus. Our outstanding student led cafe and social space is an ideal place to meet, eat and use for your own events. Check out the fantastic value breakfasts from half 8!

F: Basement Central Cafe-Bar

T: @BrightonBCafe



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