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Degree Studies Open Evenings

Degree Studies Open Evenings

Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Sudbury and Thetford. Come along to our Degree Studies Open Evenings locally to you on Wednesday 26 February from 6pm to 8pm to discover more about the degrees you can study in the University Centre at West Suffolk College

Apply on UCAS to study a degree in Bury St Edmunds

Apply on UCAS to study a degree in Bury St Edmunds

Studying with us gives you the opportunity to have an exciting but friendly university experience. Based in Bury St Edmunds, our convenient location makes it a great choice for students across the county.

Finishing your GCSEs? Apply for a course now

Finishing your GCSEs? Apply for a course now

With a range of diplomas and apprenticeships to choose from, browse our prospectus and then apply online for a course to help you achieve your dreams and ambitions. 

Step into Care (Ipswich)

Step into Care (Ipswich)

The Step into Care traineeship programme is the ideal opportunity for anyone who is looking to start a career in the care sector. A traineeship is a flexible education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of students, aged 16 to 24 and prepares you for future careers by helping you to become work ready.

Pre-register for our March Open Events

Pre-register for our March Open Events

Pre-register for one of our upcoming College Open Events on Saturday 7 and Tuesday 31 March.

Access to Higher Education Courses

Access to Higher Education Courses

Whatever your background and however complicated your life may be, there’s always a way back into education. Whether you want to retrain for a new a career or just get the degree you promised yourself. Access to Higher Education diplomas makes it possible, with flexible courses and all the support you need.

Get a film for your business

Get a film for your business

West Suffolk College operates a commercial arm of the Media department called ‘iDea’ which functions as a fully equipped film production studio. Our clients include The National Trust, Century Logistics, Fornham Chiropracters, Suffolk Sinfonia, Greater Anglia Railways, Havebury Housing Association amongst many others.

Apply for full time diploma

Apply for full time diploma

Apply for a range of courses starting in September 2020, from Multimedia Journalism or Architecture to Construction and Building Conservation or Barbering.

STEM Innovation Campus Opening

STEM Innovation Campus Opening

We officially launched our new £8m STEM Innovation Campus on Friday, attended by 130 guests from the worlds of education, technology and business.

BA (Hons) Graphic & Communication Design

BA (Hons) Graphic & Communication Design

If you're creative and you'd love to build on your graphic design skills while developing industry contacts, our part time of full time BA (Hons) Graphic & Communication Design could be the perfect degree for you.

Buy tickets for International Festival of Learning 2020

Buy tickets for International Festival of Learning 2020

The International Festival of Learning is a premium event for education and business leaders and teachers. The movement offers world-class insight through workshops, resources and networking, and is uniquely hosted by West Suffolk College and underpinned by Pearson's Global Learner Survey.

The Edmund Lecture Series

The Edmund Lecture Series

The 2019-20 Edmund Lecture Series are free lectures for any members of the public or students to come along to enjoy in the E1.01 Lecture Theatre in Suffolk House.

Milburn Innovation Park Project Launched

Milburn Innovation Park Project Launched

We have officially relaunched our project to build an innovative new training facility at the Milburn Campus in collaboration with construction giant Morgan Sindall and the New Anglia Building Growth Group.

🎥 Lecture: The Black Death in late medieval England

🎥 Lecture: The Black Death in late medieval England

The Black Death of 1348-9 is the greatest catastrophe in recorded history, and occurred at a time of severe global climatic instability. This lecture, drawing on examples from East Anglia, explores the main human responses to the environmental upheaval.

Degree Studies Open Day - Saturday 21 March

Degree Studies Open Day - Saturday 21 March

Degree Studies at West Suffolk College gives you an exciting and friendly university campus experience in beautiful Bury St Edmunds. Come along to our Open Event on Saturday 21 March from 9.30am to 12.30pm. 

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Welcome to West Suffolk College

West Suffolk College is one of the country’s leading further education and apprenticeship providers - apprenticeship results have consistently remained above the national average for the past six years. We offer dozens of foundation and honours degrees at our focused and inclusive Degree Studies Centre. We have around 11,000 students with nearly 2,000 apprentices studying with us including at the STEM Innovation Campus and Milburn Campus as well as our learning centres including Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Ipswich, Sudbury, Thetford. We've worked with 998 employers over the last year. A fantastic 97% of students go on to further education, employment or voluntary work.

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‘Share the magic of education’ – We are set to host fourth International Festival of Learning

‘Share the magic of education’ – We are set to host fourth International Festival of Learning

Monday 17 February 2020 Read more
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Universities, apprenticeships and careers take centre stage at progression event

Universities, apprenticeships and careers take centre stage at progression event

Sunday 16 February 2020 Read more
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Our partnership with West Suffolk Hospital sees them shortlisted for national apprenticeship award

Our partnership with West Suffolk Hospital sees them shortlisted for national apprenticeship award

Friday 14 February 2020 Read more
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Hair, Beauty & Barbering Festival 2020

Hair, Beauty & Barbering Festival 2020

Monday 10 February 2020 Read more