Suffolk New College is celebrating after it was announced that one of their students has reached the regional final of the WorldSkills UK competition.
Gavin Bloom, a full time level three student in Vehicle Accident Repair Refinishing is one of only twenty five students in the UK that have reached the regional finals in which over 1100 students applied for.
Suffolk New College are pleased to announce Julie Minns as the February winner of ‘Stars of Suffolk New College’ employee of the month scheme.
Julie Minns who works as the Programme Leader for Childcare was given the award for her dedication, professionalism, support and motivation for others.
The College is delighted to announce that it has been named as one of the top one per cent of schools and colleges across the country for helping students to progress for the third year running. The analysis is great news for the College who for the last 3 years has maintained its status in the top 1% of schools and colleges for helping students to achieve higher grades at A level than they were expected to achieve based on their GCSE results.
Students at Suffolk New College have attended a careers event to help them maximise their chances of success once they leave the College. A number of businesses set up stalls in the Atrium of the College where students received guidance from employers and local volunteering organisations to help them decide what to do once they complete their studies.
The New Year is off to a great start for Rachel Bullard whose role as Curriculum Centre Administrator for the ECLIPS team has won her the ‘Stars of Suffolk New College’ award for January.
Rachel’s excellent support during the final months of 2012 led to her nomination for the award which recognises and rewards employees who make a substantial contribution to the college.
December’s ‘Stars of Suffolk New College’ award has been awarded to Trudy Sharman, the Colleges Sports and Social Co-Ordinator.
Trudy was nominated by her line manager for the way she willingly took over the management of Suffolk New College’s Sports Centre at short notice and the positive changes she made to procedures in both supporting users and staff at the facility
SUCCESS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENT AFTER OUTSTANDING GRADES
After taking her GCSEs, Jessica Frank always knew she had a keen interest in photography, she studied Art at school and knew she enjoyed the creative aspect of the subject.
So when Jessica came to study at Suffolk New College, she took a range of A levels that would help her get into University.
The new role of the Youth & Safety Rangers was introduced in response to student feedback and in consultation with the College’s Student Union. Pierre Semple-Morris, Faye Lloyd and Larita Long are in place at the College to ensure students have access to a safe and secure environment, by maintaining a high profile and working proactively with students in a security and youth work capacity.