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University Studies at West Suffolk College

Learning is for the whole of life. It can take you in any direction, or to any level. It is not exclusive, nor does it make demands. You can leave it and you can return. Learning is limited by nothing except your curiosity.


Call our Clearing Hotline on 01284 716 341, 9.00am-4.30pm (Mon-Thu) / 9.00am-4.00pm (Fri) or complete this form to begin the process to study with us. Our Degrees.

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Degree study with West Suffolk College and the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College

It is exciting that right here in Bury St Edmunds you can choose from more than 40 different Higher Education courses plus Higher Apprenticeships in five sectors and Degree Apprenticeships in three.

A beautiful place to study, relax and shop

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Surrounded by countryside with 1,000 years of history to explore, Bury St Edmunds offers visitors a shopper’s paradise, award-winning restaurants, fantastic annual festivals and entertainment, and stunning parks. With the beautiful medieval wool towns of Lavenham, Clare and Long Melford on our doorstep and Cambridge just 30 minutes away, Bury St Edmunds is a quintessentially English market town where you can truly unwind.Take a stroll through history, enjoy fine dining and contemporary cuisine, treat yourself to some serious retail therapy or simply explore and take in the peaceful atmosphere. Bury St Edmunds is a jewel in the crown of Suffolk and the perfect getaway.

If you want a day out at the beach, Bury St Edmunds is just an hour away from the beautiful Suffolk Coast with charming seaside towns to explore. If you are feeling energetic how about exploring on foot on one of the local walking routes which take in quaint villages, cosy pubs and stunning Suffolk scenery, or hop on two wheels and follow our many cycle routes. With historic houses, galleries, exhibitions, festivals, and museums, exquisite food, unique boutiques, beautiful countryside, live music, dance, theatre and cinema, there is so much to explore in Bury St Edmunds and beyond. 

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Graduation 2018

Location: St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds. Directions (Google Maps)
Date: Saturday 6th October 2018
Time:  11am to 1pm
Car Parks: Arc/Cattlemarket and Parkway multi storey (close to The Apex for gowning), Ram Meadow (close to cathedral)

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Graduation Registration is online. This will take you through a few steps during which you will check your name, confirm your address, indicate whether you wish to attend your ceremony and if so request the number of guest tickets you require. The online registration form will be available until noon on Thursday 20 September 2018. Please complete your registration as soon as possible after receipt of your invitation letter, and by Thursday 20 September 2018 at the latest.

Whether you choose to attend your ceremony or not, it is important that you complete your online Graduation Registration so that we have a correct record of your name and the address where you can be contacted until November 2018. If you are not attending and we do not have your correct address details, you may not receive your certificate. 

Our degrees at West Suffolk College and the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College