Reminder from the college site team:

Students are not permitted to use the Staff Toilets

There is no Student parking on Site (Car & Motorbikes).

Student motor-vehicles must be parked responsibly off-Site. Traffic wardens regularly patrol this area.

Please & Thank you!

If you have any feedback and/ or suggestion for future bulletin issues, please email

Results Day:

A reminder that these have changed to

Tuesday 10th August for A Level and Level 3 Vocational

Thursday 12th for GCSE and Level 2 Vocational.

Tuesday 6th July for IB

Leavers Party

If you are leaving us this year, we will be inviting you all back into College on the afternoon of Friday 25th June to celebrate and mark your time with us. This will be an outdoor event on our fields with music, food and drinks with a chance to say goodbye to your teachers and your classmates, obviously restrictions permitting.

Wear Green :)

It is Mental Health Awareness week and the theme is nature. There are daily activities as well as nature works and outdoor wellbeing sessions.

Please wear GREEN on Thursday

SU Nature Photography Competition

Win a £10 gift card prize

This year's mental health week theme is 'Connect with Nature'. Take a photograph of anything relating to nature to enter a competition to win one of 3 £10 vouchers. It can be a photo, painting, poem, or any type of art. The SU will announce winners on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 5.00pm.

Submit your photo to or via dm(@varndenean_su) and remember to follow the SU instagram account

Business Students Making Earrings!

Their company is called Green Whale - with a nod to environmental issues and the impact on wildlife, particularly sea creatures.

The earrings are for sale every lunchtime this week in room 45. (One of the huts behind the Downs Link College.

Prices are £5 pair - possible offers for multiple purchases. 20% of all sales will be donated to

Fun colours and shapes - including fried eggs and an avocado!


"A big thank you to our students for their imagination, humour and hard work this year.

A small glimpse of performing arts students and their work in the last lockdown. Enjoy some of their short story performances."

Performing Arts STORYTELLING FESTIVAL '21 {student bulletin]

CLUBS & SOCIETIES - What's on this week

Space to connect poster version 2.pdf
Alex Phil Soc: The Nihilist Insurrection
Wk 10 E&IdDG

Please see the link to see what societies are currently running and email the lead person if you are interested in finding more about it or joining to receive a google classroom link

Google links for E&D discussion group, philosophy society and storytelling society are all ON THE COLLEGE CALENDAR. You can join google classrooms for EXTRA RESOURCES.


B&H Sexual Health Team @ Varndean

The team's last day at College is on MONDAY 10th. They are be based in the tutorial block.

Come and see them to ask any questions and get a free condom/ STI test/ a FREEBIE!

Welfare drop-ins @ lunchtimes email Daniela


Want to know more about studying at Chichester Uni?

Find out more here

Taster Sessions at the University of Sheffield

Taster sessions HERE.

Solent University Subject Talks

Talks include Fashion, Social Justice, Architecture and Law...

Virtual Summer Schools at University of Surrey

Virtual Summer School | 26 - 30 July| 5 day online programme

Residential Summer Schools | 9 - 20 August | 3-day, 2-night On-Campus

More Information HERE

Exciting STEM opportunities – courses starting in May and June!



Discover more here

Job opportunities for Job Hunters!

Remember that the maximum number of hours per week should be 10hrs otherwise it will affect your learning at college!

Please email the Careers team to book an appointment or if you have any enquiry



To tie in with the college's commitment to becoming more sustainable, this term's library display theme is 'The Environment', so do come and have a look at all the excellent resources we have on this subject. We have lots of interesting books, magazines (Geography Review and New Scientist), as well as digital resources like ebooks and documentaries on ClickView.

Ask at the library helpdesk if you would like to borrow any of them.

Check out two of our Environmental Sustainability ClickView recordings below:


Greta Thunberg: A Year To Change the World Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes a year off school to explore the science of global warming and challenge world leaders, calling for action on climate change.

Drowning in Plastic: Wildlife biologist Liz Bonnin works with some of the world's leading marine biologists and campaigners to discover the true dangers of plastic in our oceans.


Understanding Software
Human Ecology: How Nature and Culture Shape Our World
Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sustainability: Creating Positive Change through Design
Design and National Identity
Modern Fashion Traditions: Negotiating Tradition and Modernity through Fashion
Unity 2017 Mobile Game Development: Build, Deploy and Monetize Games for Android and iOS with Unity


Nature's Microworlds Series in which Steve Backshall looks at some of the world's most iconic ecosystems. (U)

Bill A down-on-his-luck William "Bill" Shakespeare decides to pursue his latest dream: to be an aspiring writer. His adventure soon becomes dangerous when he is caught between a act of murder. (PG)

Lucy, the Human Chimp The incredible story of a chimpanzee raised as a human and the woman who tried to set her free, in a fascinating study of what unites humans and apes, and what divides them. (PG)

First Man A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. (12A)

Let us know how we're doing! It's your last chance today to complete our library annual student survey. We always appreciate your feedback about our services, and it would be really helpful if you could complete this short 5 min survey: Library Student Survey

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