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Choosing what to study can be challenging. Speak to one of our advisors to find out what your options are.

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Careers, Advice and Guidance

Our team of Level 6 qualified careers advisors, Maggie, Clare, and Ellie are available to support students make the right career and study choices.

We offer confidential and impartial advice to our students as well as those seeking to come and join the college.

We can offer our students a range of support including:

  • 1:1 appointment with a fully qualified careers adviser
  • Help with choosing what to do after your programme finishes
  • Supporting you to explore which career is right for you
  • Help with identifying your skills and action planning
  • Help with tailoring your CV and interview preparation, tools, and tips
  • Where to find Apprenticeships and how to apply
  • University application support, including personal statements and applying for student finance
  • Providing information on routes into careers and the labour market (LMI)

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We can offer 1:1 advice and guidance appointments via telephone and Microsoft Teams.

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Helpdesk hours:

  • Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 3.00pm
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Mission and Vision

  • Our mission is to provide outstanding education for students throughout our community in order for them to become both fulfilled and play their part in being drivers of our regions economy.
  • Our vision is to be the centre of a hub or outstanding education and training in East Anglia by working in a wider collaborative network, creating coherent provision across the region.
  • Three pillars support our ideas: we aim to enable students to gain not just the right qualification and the best grades, but also the connections with business and character strengths they need to succeed.

West Suffolk College is actively following the Gatsby careers benchmarks and is Matrix accredited.

Responsibilities

Careers Leader: Angela Wright
Junior Careers Leader: Charlotte Geileskey

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