The Learning Curve and Study Support

Welcome to the Learning Curve

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Our well-equipped Learning Curve facility is a great place to complete assignments, access a wide range of online or paper-based resources, and get help with work from our expert study support team. The centre offers access to PCs, netbooks, DVDs, Books, E Books, and various Journals. Our service offers Study Support Workshops to help with;

  • English
  • Maths
  • Assignment Writing
  • Study Skills
  • General Organisation
  • Referencing
  • Interview Skills
  • Job Seeking
  • CV Writing

This means students can get help with finding and researching the right information for assignments, making effective notes, starting and finishing assignments, structuring and developing ideas, proof reading, revision and exam techniques and numeracy, literacy, and IT skills support.

The Study Support Team in the Learning Curve can also assist students in;

  • UCAS Application advice and HE Finance
  • Careers Library
  • Lost and Broken ID Cards
  • Personal Development Information

Got a question? Why not email us at

Opening Hours

Term Time

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm


We are open all year except Christmas and Bank Holidays. Opening times during holiday periods will be advertised in the Learning Curve and on the Student Guide.

How do I join?

All students and staff may use the Learning Curve to borrow books and other materials. A valid ID card is needed and registration will take immediate effect. Membership is renewable annually. IDs are not transferable and the person to whom the card is issued will be held responsible for all items issued on that card.

Overdue Notices

We will contact you via your college email when your items are overdue.

Accessing your email

In college click on the Outlook icon on your desktop; for access from home, go to the URL shown on your student ID card, e.g., use your ID number and enter your college network login.

For more information on the Learning Curve and its resources, please pop in or contact us on 01473 382661 or email

For information on the Learning Curve at Suffolk Rural, please call 01473 382651.