Dates for your diary:

15th & 16th March - Industrial Action

3-16th April - East Holidays 

17th April - Start of Summer Term

18th April 18th 4.30 - 6.30pm - Year 2 & Level 2 Parents Consultations

End of year 1 Exams - 24 - 27th April

1st & 8th May - Bank Holidays

22nd May - Year 2 Exam Leave

A monthly round up of local, national and international issues that relate to the environment, sustainability and climate change. HERE

The Young Careers Project Team is visiting college on Tuesday 14th March at lunchtime in the canteen to raise awareness of Young Carers and support they offer.  


If you are observing Ramadan, make sure you stay healthy and speak to your tutor if you needed any support. 

For the duration of Ramadan, students who are observing Ramadan are welcome to spend their lunch break in the tutorial block. Please speak to Daniela

q & a apprenticeship with cordelia



Student Union Elections

For any general queries, please email For any enquiry relating to a specific SU member, please see above emails.


Widening Participation - Discover events and opportunities to visit the University of Brighton

University of Brighton Outreach Events - Spring 2023

Fashion and textiles - Thursday 23 March (City campus)

Architecture, interior architecture and product design - Tuesday 28 March (Moulsecoomb campus)

Physiotherapy and podiatry - Wednesday 29 March (Eastbourne campus)

Sport - Wednesday 3 May (Eastbourne campus)

Residential Summer Schools

Apply to our virtual or residential programmes to experience what it's like to study a subject you love at university degree level. Our summer schools are 

Applications are OPEN until Sunday 2 April.




JOBS (recommended max 10 hours per week)

VOTS 6-3-2023.doc

Event Staff at Brighton Marathon

Event staff needed for Brighton Marathon

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


Online Resource of the week

Massolit is an excellent online resource with short video lectures from leading academics. Subjects covered include Classics, English Language, English Literature, History, Philosophy, Psychology and Government & Politics.You will need to set up your own account via this link, using your Varndean email address. You can then download the app to stream lectures anytime, anywhere, or download courses to watch offline.

Silent Study Room Closures

The silent study room in the library will not be available during the following times due to exams taking place: 

Mon 13 March 9am-12pm

Tue 14 March 1pm-4pm

Thur 16 March 1pm-4pm

Mon 20 March 9am-12pm

Tue 21 March 1pm-4pm

Sorry for any inconvenience this causes! 

University of Sussex Library

Are you wanting to study outside of Varndean College library hours? Why not sign up for a membership to the University of Sussex's a great place to study and is open 24hrs a day 7 days a week!  The membership will allow you to study in the library and use the books (but not borrow any). Download a membership form then bring it to us and we'll sign it for you. 


Pixie To avenge her mother's death, Pixie masterminds a heist but must flee across Ireland from gangsters and choose her own destiny. (15
Countryfile: Vanishing Villages  John Craven and Matt Baker find out how storms are devouring the coastline. (E)
Stephen Fry: Willem and Frieda - Defying the Nazis Stephen investigates the inspiring story of a gay man and a lesbian who led anti-Nazi resistance in Holland. (PG)
Super-Infinite by Katherine Rundell - Episode 1   Audio version of Katherine Rundell's John Donne biography reveals him as an “infinity merchant”. (E)


IBDP Mandarin ab initio coursebook 2by Venus Liu & Chichi Chen
Safeguarding and Protecting Children in the Early Yearsby Steven Burton
WJEC/Eduqas Media Studies for A level Year 1 & ASby Christine Bell E - Book 
GCSE Business AQA Revision Question Cardsby CGP BooksLoose-leaf File
I Wish You All The Bestby Mason Deaver  Young Adult Fiction 
PETby Akwaeke EmeziYoung Adult Fiction

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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