• Terrence Higging
  • 4YP

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.

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.

​Web-savvy students join the campaign to make the internet safer

What appears when you ‘google’ yourself? How much information is revealed on your Facebook and Twitter accounts? And what impact could all of this have on your job prospects?

Students prepare for world of work during Employability Week

Students at Suffolk New College enjoyed a host of activities during the annual Enrichment and Employability Week.

There were talks and demonstrations from leading industry figures, field trips and a range of activities for learners to get their teeth into.

College grateful for safety vest donation

Students are more aware than ever of the importance of safety and protecting the lives of law enforcement and military operatives thanks to a generous donation.

Talented students serve up sumptuous afternoon tea

Students put their culinary skills into action to serve up a sumptuous afternoon tea for 110 people at a charity event at Snape Maltings.

The 15-strong group from Suffolk New College catered for guests at an afternoon tea dance, hosted by Aldeburgh Music, which gave them the chance to put the methods and techniques they have learnt during their studies into practice.

Phoebe is made up at style accolade

She only graduated in August but Phoebe Walters is already being ear-marked as one of the brightest up-and-coming talents in the world of make-up.

Since finishing university, the 22-year-old former Suffolk New College student has worked in fashion capitals Milan, Paris and London with a host of world famous designers including Jean-Paul Gaultier and Gucci.

Festive concert is a Christmas cracker!

The sound of Christmas filled St Peters by the Waterfront when Suffolk New College’s music students hit the right note at their annual festive concert.

Performances were based around the theme of colours, including 99 Red Balloons, Blue Suede Shoes and Back to Black, along with some Christmas classics like Last Christmas, Jingle Bell Rock and Fairytale of New York.

Former student Micha makes a song and a dance of College visit

She’s travelled the world performing in sell-out shows like Hairspray, We Will Rock You and Mamma Mia.

But Suffolk New College alumna Micha Richardson was back in her home town of Ipswich recently to talk to students about her experiences treading the boards.

Students consider their creative choices

Students from Suffolk New College joined others from across the county to discover the varied career pathways open to them in the creative industries.

DanceEast, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and New Wolsey Theatre opened their doors to 260 students from schools and colleges across Suffolk for Creative Choices Live!

Frozen in time: talented DJs stay still for viral challenge

Up-and-coming DJs took to the decks to show off their skills – and then froze for the camera for the latest viral video craze.

Eight Music Technology students from Suffolk New College – all of whom have only recently got behind the turntables– showed off the skills they’ve learnt on their course at the Goals bar on campus.

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.

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