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University Summer School: 31 July - 3 August

University Summer School: 31 July - 3 August

You will discover what it means to be an independent learner, participate in lectures and seminars and make friends with shared interests. The Summer School will help you to improve your academic skills such as critical thinking, note taking, research skills, time management and independent study skills. There will be fun and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities to get advice and help. On completion you will be invited to a Mini Graduation – invite your family and friends!

Banking Degree (London Institute of Banking & Finance)

Banking Degree (London Institute of Banking & Finance)

Available from September 2018, this programme covers a wide range of theory and skills relevant to many different roles in the financial services industry. As you progress through the programme, it is designed to help you decide on your chosen career path and tailor your learning.

JAMES Orchestral Recording Sessions

JAMES Orchestral Recording Sessions

Talented students travelled from across the UK for a unique five-day course made up of two days of recording preparation, one day recording the Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra at The Apex, one day recording the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford, and then a day at the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College mixing an orchestral recording. The JAMES course was written and taught by the Creative and Commercial Music BA (Hons) Degree team at the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College. Congratulations to all those who took part. 

 

 

NEW: Childcare Access to HE Course

NEW: Childcare Access to HE Course

Want to do a childcare degree but don't have the right qualifications? The Childcare Access to HE course is perfect for you if you want to progress on to BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies degree. 

Art & Design End of Year Show 2018

Art & Design End of Year Show 2018

The doors opened to the ‘End of Year Art & Design Show 2018’ at 6pm on 18th May. 1300 visitors came that night. There has been a strong flow of visitors each day since.

New: Patisserie & Confectionary Diploma

New: Patisserie & Confectionary Diploma

A one year in-depth programme designed for professional chefs who already have some knowledge and skills within pastry and confectionery and now wish to obtain a Level 3 qualification specific to this area of catering. It is suitable for chefs already employed within the industry with a genuine interest in patisserie.

Engineering Director Gary Jefferson: Training the engineers of tomorrow

Engineering Director Gary Jefferson: Training the engineers of tomorrow

When I was a child, I loved playing with Lego and Meccano so it only seemed natural that I should end up being an engineer. Particularly when I came from a large extended family with many relatives who enjoyed “tinkering” with various engineering projects.

Yarn and Photo Success for Students

Yarn and Photo Success for Students

Students from the School of Art and Design at West Suffolk College have been celebrating success in prestigious national competitions for Fashion and Photography.

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West Suffolk College is in the top 5% of Further Education colleges in the UK for 16-18 year-old Level 3 student achievement and one of the country’s leading Apprenticeship providers, with achievement rates 10% above the national average. We offer more than 40 foundation and honours degrees at our focused and inclusive University Studies Centre. We have over 10,000 students and 1,500 apprentices studying with us and we work with over 800 employers. A fantastic 97% of students go on to further education, employment or voluntary work.

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Gary named college’s first ever Honorary Commander

Gary named college’s first ever Honorary Commander

Friday 13 July 2018 Read more
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Milburn Campus Achievement

Milburn Campus Achievement

Friday 29 June 2018 Read more
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APPLY NOW: Fashion and Textiles Extended Diploma Level 3

APPLY NOW: Fashion and Textiles Extended Diploma Level 3

Tuesday 26 June 2018 Read more
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Solutions for the National Careers Strategy

Solutions for the National Careers Strategy

Wednesday 20 June 2018 Read more