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Beauty therapy students represent the college in the regional heats of UK Skills – one of the country’s top skills competitions.

Level 3 students - Sarah Whittle, Grace Wayman, Laura Somoilovaite and Rabbina Malik all represented the college in the UK Skills heats after being successful in internal competitions designed to find the top trainees. The heats kicked off on 22nd May...

High standards displayed at regional hairdressing show

Hairdressing students from Suffolk New College, West Suffolk College and City College Norwich took part in the first regional college hairdressing competition in Ipswich on 22nd May. The regional competition hosted by Suffolk New College gave students of all levels...

Florence and the Machine harpist hits the right note with music students

Tom Moth, harpist from the award winning band Florence and the Machine visited the college especially to give level 3 music performance students an insight into the world of a professional touring musician. The visit set up by music lecturer Rob...

Confused about the Apprenticeship Levy? Here's what you need to know

If you run a business and you’re confused about the Apprenticeship Levy, you’re not alone. The government scheme came into force this month with the aim of raising £3bn a year to encourage employers to invest in training and i...

Volleyball team do College proud at national finals

Students from Suffolk New College competed at the AoC Sport National Championships in Nottingham last weekend, helping the East region to finish in seventh place. The women's volleyball team travelled to the University of Nottingham where they battled against athletes...

X Factor auditions come to Suffolk New College as hunt for next superstar begins

Suffolk New College students showed they have the X Factor when the hit TV talent show brought the cameras to campus to audition for the new series. The popular ITV singing contest, which has made household names of the likes...