Book onto a Taster Event today!

Our Ipswich & Leiston taster event dates are now live!

Come along to see our state-of-the-art facilities, meet our exceptional staff and find out what it's really like to study at Suffolk New College.

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Virtual Tour

Have you ever wondered what Suffolk New College’s state-of-the-art multi-million pound campus looks like inside?

Well now you can find out online in our recently updated virtual tour!

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Career Pathways

With so many options and so much information, the process of choosing your next move can be more than a little confusing.

To help you on your way, we have provided a selection of useful career pathways which cover a range of educational routes.

Career Advice

What are T Levels?

T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and be equivalent to three A Levels.

Find out more!

Write Your Own Story

Have you been out of education for some time?

Working, raising a family or are you simply deciding what to do next?


We have a range of courses that are specifically designed for adult learners who are looking to progress on to a University degree, change career or just fancy learning a new skill!

Adult Learning Courses
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  • Leisure Learning, Learning for Fun
  • Access to Higher Education
  • Accounting
  • Adult Learning
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Studies
  • Arboriculture: Forestry and Tree Care
  • Art & Design
  • Automotive
  • Building Services
  • Business
  • Catering & Hospitality
  • Childcare
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Engineering & Welding
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
  • Equine Studies
  • Foundation Learning
  • Functional Skills
  • Games Design
  • GCSEs
  • Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
  • Health & Social Care
  • Higher Education
  • Horticulture: Gardening and Landscape Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Media
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • On The Coast (Leiston)
  • Online and On Campus
  • Performing Arts
  • Photography
  • Plumbing
  • Professional Development
  • Public Services
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Suffolk Rural (Otley)
  • Supported Learning
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  • apply
  • find out more
  • get into University
  • be self-employed
  • improve my job prospects
  • gain hands on experience
  • learn a trade

Apprentices can start at any time in the year, so why wait?

We have vacancies where employers have not yet advertised the apprenticeship opportunities but want to see suitable CVs.

If you are interested in a particular trade, then email your CV to apprenticeships@suffolk.ac.uk

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Featured Course

Agriculture (Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus. This course carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels. We have developed a new...

Exceptional Support

Exceptional Support

At Suffolk New College we've created a supportive, social environment where you can easily get access to the help and advice you need, make new friends and get the most out of your time with us.