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​Lecturer’s aid mission helps children in one of Europe’s poorest countries

A plumbing lecturer travelled 1,800 miles by road to one of Europe’s poorest countries to help install toilets at a primary school. Richard Steward, who teaches at Suffolk New College, was among a team of volunteers who headed to Moldova to...

​Kind-hearted students on hand to pamper elderly patients

There were smiles and laughter as elderly patients at Ipswich Hospital enjoyed some pampering thanks to kind-hearted students from Suffolk New College. Beauty Therapy students visited the wards to offer free manicures and hand massages – as well as a friendly fa...

Suffolk New College launches two new professional qualifications

Suffolk New College is launching two new professional qualifications in bookkeeping and human resource practice. Both part-time courses begin in January and are aimed at those who are already working in either sector and want to develop their skills or...

Jamie flies the flag for Suffolk at national skills contest

Suffolk was represented in the final of a national trade competition when ace apprentice Jamie Mower showed off his carpentry skills. The 19-year-old, who won through to the Skillbuild National Final at the NEC in Birmingham after triumphing in the...

​Smashed it! Girls serve up place in national volleyball finals

Suffolk New College will represent the east in a national volleyball competition after its girls team were crowned regional champions. The achievement was all the more remarkable because, due to illness, the team was made up of only four students – tw...

Students go wild on visit to the zoo!

They say the best lessons are learnt outside of the classroom - and that was certainly the case for Applied Science students who furthered their learning at the zoo. Year one and two students visited Colchester Zoo to develop skills...