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Clearing Day: Wed 21 August, 10am to 3pm
Got your A Levels or simply looking for a change of career? Come along to our Clearing Open Event to sign up to a degree, HNC or HND on Wednesday 21 August 2019, 10am to 3pm.
Information & Guidance Event: 22 & 23 August
Getting your GCSEs next Thursday? Come along to our Information and Guidance Event on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 August from 10am to 4pm to discover more about our courses including diplomas and apprenticeships.
GCSE Results Day
GCSE results can be collected from 10am to 3pm on Thursday 22 August 2019 at Edmunds Restaurant, West Suffolk College. Any results not collected at 3pm will be sent out in first class post on Thursday afternoon and you should hopefully then receive them in the post on Friday / Saturday morning.
Need a Maths, English or ICT qualification?
Need a Maths, English or ICT qualification? Our Functional Skills Maths, English and ICT classes, and ESOL classes are taught in Bury St Edmunds, Thetford, Haverhill, Sudbury, Newmarket, Ipswich, Brandon and Stowmarket.
New Teacher Training Courses
Discover the world of teaching with our Level 3 Award, Level 4 Certificate and Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, starting in September 2019.
Apply for a GCSE English and Maths course
Need GCSE Maths or English? Day and evening classes are available in Bury St Edmunds, Stowmarket, Sudbury, Haverhill and Thetford.
Student creates powerful film about homelessness
One of our Media and Film Production students Adam Toomey has created a documentary based on the story of a homeless woman in Bury St Edmunds.
2nd in country: BA (Hons) History and English
University Studies at West Suffolk is today celebrating after being ranked 2nd in the country for its BA (Hons) University of Suffolk English and History degree, by the Guardian University league table 2020.
Music degree students work with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall
JAMES accredited music degree team spend week recording with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cadogan Hall.
New Anglian Water Course
This innovative pre-apprenticeship programme has been designed with the specific aim of attracting new talent into the utility sector and enabling learners to ultimately work for one of the Alliance companies as apprentices.
Check out our new Student Blog. If you are a current or former student of West Suffolk College or the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College, send in your blog and tell us all about your experience and what you're doing now.
STEM Innovation Campus
Full steam ahead for the new STEM innovation campus to open in September 2019. The new campus, the College’s third site, will be based at the former global manufacturing Vitec Video Com premises on Western Way. The project is at the heart of the College’s visionary plans to create an ‘education triangle’, which also includes the build of Abbeygate Sixth Form College, in the grounds of King Edwards VI School opposite (set to open in September 2020).
Celebration of Achievement 2019
We're had our annual awards ceremony, Celebration of Achievement 2019, on Monday 10 June 2019 at Theatre Royal.
No.1 in country for adult GCSE English results
West Suffolk College has been ranked as the number one FE provider nationally for adult English GCSE achievement rates in 2018. The national qualification rate tables published recently show that the College is an impressive 29% above the national rate for adult English GCSE results, under the more challenging new English GCSE specification.
NEW: Digital Engineering Technician Apprenticeships
Digital Engineering Technicians optomise the performance of built environment projects using digital models and software, sketches and electronic visualisations.
Apply for a bursary
If you’re on a low household income you can apply to get financial help through a college bursary scheme.
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West Suffolk College is in the top three colleges in the country. The College is one of the country’s leading 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 University Studies Centre. We have over 10,000 students and 1,500 apprentices studying with us and we work with over 850 employers. A fantastic 97% of students go on to further education, employment or voluntary work.
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Brand new adult courses to be launched at Clare Castle Country Park
Thursday 15 August 2019
College former Apprentice listed in Guardian’s top 50 Women in Engineering
Thursday 25 July 2019
West Suffolk College host Big Bang Fair for over 1000 school pupils
Friday 12 July 2019
West Suffolk College celebrates our SEND student’s achievements in the working environment
Thursday 11 July 2019