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Suffolk New College welcomes Budget announcement of investment in vocational education

Suffolk New College Principal Viv Gillespie has welcomed the Government's £500 million investment in vocational and technical education, announced in today's Budget. The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, revealed plans to replace 13,000 existing qualifications with 15 "routes" linked to the needs of employers. The n...

Want to be an apprentice? Here's how...

It's National Apprenticeship Week, an annual celebration of the huge benefits the qualifications can bring to students and employers. To mark the occasion, we have pulled together a brief summary of what you need to know if you are considering...

College celebrates LGBT History Month

Suffolk New College staff enjoyed a talk on equality for the LGBT community. The event coincided with LGBT History Month, which ran throughout February. The University and College Union (UCU) also screened their short film ‘Removing the Barriers’ to explore the...

National Apprenticeship Week at Suffolk New College

Young people interested in apprenticeships were able to find out more about the options available at Suffolk New College this week. The College celebrated the tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week with a raft of events to showcase the huge benefit...

Apprentice Roberto wins through to national finals of plumbing contest

A talented Suffolk New College student has won through to the national finals of a national apprentice competition. Plumbing prodigy Roberto Rinaldi triumphed in the south eastern heat of the HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year, held in...

Illustrator and former College student in the running for national book prize

An illustrator who studied at Suffolk New College is in the running for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017. Matt Robertson, who studied art and design at the College, has been shortlisted in the illustrated books category of the competition fo...