# So, how many ‘small things’ can you buy with £8.2 million?

Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell said the university spends £8 million on small things… But what are those small things?

The University released a statement on Friday showing their income and expenditure. What was interesting is that over £8 million is categorised as ‘other spending’ begging the question “what the hell is £8 million being spent on?”

When quizzed on Sussex University’s £8.2 million ‘other’ expenditure, Vice-Chancellor Adam Tickell said it was spent on “lots of small things”. We investigated how many ‘small things’ you could buy with this kind of money.

### How much printing does that cover?

Cost: Single sided, black and white A4 = 5p

164,000,000 Single sided, black and white A4

### How many meal deals for students (Co-op)

Cost: £3.60 bagel meal deal, £3.25 sandwich meal deal

2,523,076 Co-op meal deals

2,277,777 Bagel meal deals

### How many SKINT vodka mixers?

Cost: £1.70 single £2.70 doubles

4,823,529 Singles vodka mixers

3,037,037 Double vodka mixers

Cost: £3 per load £1 dry

2,733,333 washes

2,050,000 Wash and dry

### How many bus tickets?

Cost: £3 City saver (w/out night buses)

2,733,333.33 City saver tickets

Cost: £3.20 Network saver (w/ night buses)

2,562,500 Network saver tickets

As you can see, the university claims that £8.2 million is spent on ‘other’

### How many cheese twists from SU?

Cost: £1.05 each

7,809,523.81 Cheese twists

### How many cups of tea from Room 76?

Cost: £1.95 regular cup of tea

4,205,128.21 Cups of tea

### How many Bubble Teas?

Cost: £3.45 regular Bubble Tea

2,376,811.59 Regular Bubble Teas

### How many plates of nachos from Falmer?

Cost: £3.65 for one person, £5.65 for two people

2,246,575 Nachos for one

1,451,327.43 Nachos for two

### How many years of tuition?

911 years or 303.66 three year degrees

### How many Sussex hoodies?

Cost: £26 (any colour)

315,384 Hoodies

### Parking on campus (but you can only park up to two hours, naughty)

Cost: £2.50 per hour

6,560,000 hours of parking (or 273333 days)

### How many East Slope Mozzarella sticks?

Cost: £2.75 for 5 = 55p each

2,981,818 portions of 5 sticks

### How many Wednesday Pryzm tickets?

Cost: £3 for sports, £4 for student, £5 for other

2,733,333 Sport tickets

2,050,000 Student tickets

1,640,000 Other tickets

### How many pints of snakebite?

Cost: £2.85 per pint

2,877,192 pints