Dates for your diary:
Late start at 10.30 on Mon 12th Dec
End of term - Fri 16th Dec @ 12pm (no pm lessons)
Spring Term Start - 3th Jan (Inset Day)
First Day of Teaching - Wed 4th Jan
Have a lovely Festive Break. :)
...in Tutorials this week:
Level 2 - Reflection & Progression
Year 1 - Enrichment Update & Festive Holidays
Year 2 - Getting ready for Revision
Here you can find the latest news and events in a monthly round up of local, national and international issues that relate to the environment, sustainability and climate change.
We held two Culture Day events last week to celebrate the diverse and wonderful community at Varndean College. These events raised money for charity helping those in need around the world.
There was a celebration of culture, heritage, food, fashion and dance!
The Varndean Giving Grotto
Thank you to everyone who brought food to donate to the local community CASE - Central in Hollingdean.
SUPPORT during Holidays
ENRICHMENT @ Varndean
Enrichments of the Week
OCD and intrusive thoughts support group - Thursday lunchtimes in room S10
Philosophy Society - Tuesday Lunchtimes in room 13
Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture group - Thursday lunchtimes in room 5
If you want to be included in next weeks enrichment of the week, email firstname.lastname@example.org
List of Student Union members emails and roles:
Thomas Dyer, Co-President, email@example.com
Martha Rayner, Co-President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cassie Samuel, Enrichment, email@example.com
Jood Aljafaeri, Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elise Lunt, Charity and Events, email@example.com
Konstantinos Mytafidis, Social media, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellie Brett-Jones, Environment, email@example.com
Matilda Barrowman, Wellbeing, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marwah Nasseri, Equality Diversity and Inclusion, email@example.com
What we are doing
Citizens assembly - On Thursday 10th November, members of the Student Union attended the citizens assembly, which brought up topics such as student mental health, the real living wage and the rising transport costs to several members of the Brighton and Hove council.
Culture Day - The SU is currently arranging 2 culture days that will take place in December, where students can share their culture and experience the culture of others
Staff roles - A "cheat sheet" of the different roles of important members of staff and how to contact them was proposed by the Student Union, and is currently being worked on by George Marshall and myself (Cassie Samuel).
For any general queries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For any enquiry relating to a specific SU member, please see above emails.
British Airways Apprenticeships are now open for applications!
With opportunities in business, engineering, customer service and technology there is something for everyone! From being in the skies to helping on the ground as customer service representatives, British Airways needs young people just like you with the passion and drive to have a successful career whilst delivering exceptional customer experiences for British Airways customers.
Applications close on the 21st of December 2022 so if interested please do apply as soo
Business Management, Accountancy or Technology Apprenticeship
Are you undecided on whether to choose going to university or opting for an apprenticeship?
On Wednesday 14th December PWC is hosting an event with PwC from 5:00pm - 6:00pm as they take us through all of their different Flying Start degree apprenticeship programmes in Accounting, Technology and Business Management.
Year 12 - if you are thinking of going to university after Year 13, you can try out a course before you apply. Go to london.ac.uk/tasters for a wide range of short taster sessions at participating universities around London. You will get an insight into studying a particular subject area at University and it is a good place to start your research.
Please email the Careers team to book an appointment or if you have any enquiry email: email@example.com
Have a look at our great collection of Christmas films on ClickView, including some all time favourites such as Home Alone, Die Hard, Miracle on 34th Street, Love Actually, A Christmas Carol, Gremlins,The Holiday, The Grinch, It's a Wonderful life and many more! Use your college username and password to login.
NEW ON CLICKVIEW
Do you have a print disability? This could be a visual impairment, physical disability or learning disability like dyslexia, autism or ADD.
If you do, you are eligible to use the RNIB Bookshare scheme, which is a free service offering textbooks and fiction books in a range of accessible formats, like audiobooks, PDF ebooks and Braille books.
For more info pop into the library or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on email@example.com 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.