A team of Suffolk New College students recently took part in an ACER Skills competition day held at City College Norwich. The five students from Suffolk, who are currently studying Performing Arts, Art and Design or A levels, were split into five teams along with students from four other educational institutions from Norfolk.
Suffolk New College second year media students put on their annual ‘Battle of the Beats’ show.
The event was a two night show recorded ‘as live’ TV show featuring local bands from the College as well as external talent (think Top of the Pops or Jools Holland) with an addition this year of a small panel of experts from local BBC and commercial radio.
Suffolk New College recently hosted an Enrichment and Employability week. All students had the opportunity to improve on their employability skills including support in CV writing, completing job application forms and setting personal targets from a wide range of industry experts.
A Progression Agreement has been signed between UCS and Suffolk New College which will benefit students on the Social Science Access courses.
UCS is developing agreements with a small number of schools and colleges in order to support and encourage Suffolk students to progress to higher education.
Level 3 Childcare students were motivated to get into action and help local charity ‘Families in Need’ (FIND) after learning about the impoverished communities within the UK. Working together the students decided to arrange for a collection within the College requesting food items and gifts from staff and students.
The Students’ Union took part in ‘Bake it Better’ bake sale to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital as part of National Baking Week.