“Learner satisfaction survey results for 2017/18 reveal that West Suffolk College is the only College in the Eastern region to attain above benchmark results.”
At West Suffolk College, we believe that we offer a unique education with the business skills and connections for all our students to achieve, whether they are studying a vocational course, apprenticeship or studying a degree with us. We are passionately committed to ensuring all our students at whatever level of study succeed with their studies. We all know that it’s a combination of what you know and who you know that gets you ahead, so our aim is to give all our students a guaranteed link within the industries they are studying, to help make their onward careers seamless. Our educational approach is built around three pillars –
Qualifications, Connections and Character Strengths. This means we don’t just teach our students the qualifications they need to go on, but we also inspire the right personal qualities. Individualised Education
Every student is an individual and their needs, home lives and dreams are always put first, this is for all our students whether they are studying a vocational course or a degree. We have so many options for our students to choose from, from Business, Hairdressing and Travel & Tourism to Art & Design, Painting & Decorating and Bricklaying. We have a course for everyone!
Extensive range of courses and amazing facilities
If you haven’t been to West Suffolk College before we hope you’ll come and take a look around and see our wonderful learning spaces. It’s an impressive site with excellent facilities for our students to learn in.
Opportunities for everyone!
We ensure that each and every one of our students has a great experience whilst they are with us. All of our courses are committed to offering enrichment experiences and placement opportunities as part of the course, with work experience paramount. Our students have been working with some incredible people, including Kylie. How amazing is that! Qualifications to Succeed
Our level 3 16-18 courses are equivalent to three A Levels and receive the same UCAS points. Universities love our students because they can walk the walk, as well as talk the talk. This is down to the excellent vocational training we offer alongside the academic study. Students who come to us have an edge over those who study A levels, as we give them the commercial understanding and contacts needed in today’s world.
Higher Education really can take you higher
Similarly for degree students we understand a return on investment is fundamental and commercial links are part of the courses. Students that start a degree course with us are from all backgrounds and study for all reasons. There are students who come straight from A levels or their vocational course right up to mature students who are beginning a journey on a new career path, there is a range of students striving to achieve! Whatever your prior education it’s always possible to restart, either direct or via an Access to Higher Education course and funding options are available.