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BTEC Teacher / Tutor of the Year

Students at West Suffolk College go on to do amazing things. Almost as many continue their studies into higher education as leave to take up full time employment. Either way, their time here puts them on the path to successful careers whatever they choose to do.

Student achievement at West Suffolk College was outstanding this year.

296 full-time students achieved at least a distinction or a distinction star in their courses.

The course with the highest number of distinctions was General Art and Design Extended Diploma Level 3. Twenty-five students achieved a distinction or distinction star grade. Nine gained a triple Distinction grade, four were awarded triple distinction star grade, the highest possible grade – and the maximum possible UCAS points.

Results by faculty

Faculty of Business, Art and Service Industries – 199 students from all levels went on to employment and 130 progressed to Higher Education

Faculty of Humanities, Health and Science – 172 students from all levels went onto employment and 162 progressed to Higher Education

Faculty of Technology and New Media – 170 students from all levels went onto employment and 90 progressed to Higher Education

University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College – 141 students achieved an honours degree compared to 100 last year. Of those 141 students, 15 students achieved a 1st and 74 students a 2:1. The courses with the most 1st class honours degrees were BA (Hons) Graphic Communication and BSc (Hons) Construction Management, with three students each.