Dates for your diary:

Wed 5th July - Personal Statement Workshops Day

Thu 7th July - Summer Report Card

Fri 8th July - End of Lessons

Tue 12 July - End of Summer Term

6th July 2-4pm LEAVERS PARTY

Next academic year dates:

5 & 6 Sept - Subject Reviews

Thu 8th Sept - Timetables available on My Varndean

Mon 12 Sept - Teaching start

Goldsmiths University at Varndean

Tuesday 5th July @ 2pm (hall)


Session 1: The Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights ‘under threat’, Professor Dimitrios Giannoulopoulos, Head of the Department of Law

Session 2 - Human rights law and the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement, with Dr Fatima Ahdash Session

3: Audience discussion chaired by the speakers

If you are interested attending, book your place via My Varndean

Work Experience Hubs - Book now!

You can book sessions via My Varndean - there will be booking links from Monday pm

Personal Statement Writing Day: Tuesday 5th July

Get help either 1:1 or come with a friend...

13 different university admissions teams are coming to the college to talk to you about ideas for your Personal Statements.

Bring your draft to get feedback and further guidance or if you are feeling a bit unsure how to start, this day is for you.....

Please book one of the time slots available:

This event is always very busy and students always say they find it helpful

Any questions, please email

Support During Holidays

Student External Support Guide.pdf

Mental Health Champions

Mental Health Champions - info for tutor

Stock up for the summer break!

Free Period products, such as pads and tampons, mooncups are available in the Tutorial Block (Welfare office).

Please come to get a free sanitary products at lunchtimes.

C Cards/ Sexual Health Advice

Sexual Health Confidential Drop In with Sophie


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



The lovely Badger has been a little unwell for the last couple of weeks, but she will be back in the library on Friday, so do come and say hello to her if you'd like to see her.


The library has helpful resource lists for all of your subjects. These are one page websites with direct links to key ebooks (textbooks and revision guides). Find them all on the library website (in Student Essentials on the main college website or on MyVarndean).


We are celebrating Pride Month this June! Come and see our display of new LGBTQ+ fiction and graphic novels.


CACHE Level 2 Award in Child Development and Careby Penny Tassoni
Calculations for A-level Physics by T.L. Lowe
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Gyo: The Death - Stench Creeps by Junji Ito Graphic Novel
Witch Hat Atelier Vol. 3 by Kamome Shirahama Graphic Novel
One Piece East Blue Volume 4-5-6 by Eiichiro Oda Graphic Novel


Analysis: Can Nationalism be a Force for Good?

David Edmonds tracks the emergence of the nation state and the debate surrounding it. (E)

Lorraine Hansberry

Philip Dodd explores the writing of Lorraine Hansberry and its continuing resonance with directors Yael Farber, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Dawn Walton. (E)

A Raisin in the Sun (1989 TV Adaption)
A substantial insurance payment that could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family. (E)

The French Revolution

Lucy Worsley explores some of the myths and fibs swirling around the Revolution of 1789. (PG)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on and we will do all we can to help. Visit the library website for further information and everything you need to know about using the library.

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