National Skills Fund courses

Are you over 19? Want to achieve your first level 3 qualification for free? We have just launched our offer for the National Skills Fund scheme! From Agriculture to Accounting, Childcare to Carpentry, IT, Construction and more!

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Virtual Taster Event

Our next Tasters are on the 5th May 2021 (Ipswich Campus) and 12th of May 2021 (Rural and On The Coast). See the link below for more information, and book your place to receive a link to the Taster Event on the day!

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Coronavirus Update

Updated: Wednesday 31st March, 10:00

Please visit our Coronavirus Updates page for the latest information.

Coronavirus Updates

Tech Campus

The Suffolk New College Tech Campus is a state-of-the-art £2.4m purpose-built facility for advanced technologies opening in September 2021.

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Coronavirus Updates & Information

For the latest information, student health & safety guides and risk assessments please visit our Coronavirus information page.

Virtual Learning & Working Resources

Links to our student and staff online learning platforms, email systems and applications.

Contact Us

You can contact us through our online general enquiry form.

On The Coast

Our coastal campuses in Leiston and Halesworth offer such courses as Construction, Engineering, Catering, Games Design, Health & Childcare and Public Services and Sport.

Suffolk Rural

Offering Land-Based, Animal, Construction and Foundation Learning courses in the beautiful setting of Otley, Suffolk.

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