Dates for your diary:

This week:

Tue 21st March Progression Parents/ Carers Evening 6-8pm


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 Tutorials this week:

YEAR 1: Revision Strategies

YEAR 2: Interview Skills

LEVEL 2: Progression Interviews (Study Leave)

Student Mentor Advert 23
Copy of Bereavement Workshop Poster
Lunchtime space
Green news slide



Student Union Elections

Elections. Vote NOW!

Student union elections

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


q & a apprenticeship with cordelia

Careers Spotlight: Fashion and Textiles

Textiles Skills Centre - Careers.pptx


University of Brighton Subject Tasters

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)

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

University of Brighton Outreach Events - Spring 2023

Widening Participation:

Residential Summer Schools

University of Surrey: 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.


Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Mechanical Engineering Virtual Work Experience 


The Institution of Mechanical Engineers are running virtual work experience from 3rd April - 14th April.

Are you interested in a career in accountancy? Get ahead by completing virtual work experience with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.  Deadline to apply is 10th April.

Click the link >>>

Aerospace Engineering with Airbus

APPLY : 29th March

Aerospace Virtual Work Experience

Programme dates:3rd April - 14th April

Click the link>>>

Work Placement either online or in person in the summer.

Short summary

Do you want to meet professionals at five different organisations, build your employability skills and diversify your CV in just one week? Apply to SMBP’s Work Insight & Skills Week! Here you will learn from business-leaders and collaborate with peers to complete realistic work-based challenges. Explore careers in legal, creative, tech, public and business sectors to help your personal statement and future applications stand out.


Details about our 2023 programmes:

Applications open for Work Insight & Skills Week (held 24-28 July):              3rd Jan - 31st May

Applications open for National Online Week (held 10-14 April):                     3rd Jan – 31st March


Students can read more via our website: and watch a video about the programme on YouTube:

And can apply directly to both programmes here:

2023 Flyer.pdf
Student Guide to 2023 Work Insight & Skills Week (1).pdf



Insight event - KPMG - Thursday 23rd March 5-6pm Find out about work experience and apprenticeships with one of the Big 4 Accounting and Professional Services Firms


JOBS (recommended max 10 hours per week)

VOTS 13-3-2023 (1).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:


Library Survey 2023

It's that time of year again! We'd love to hear from you about what you think of library services and resources, and how we can do better. This will help us make improvements to the library and plan for the future. Please complete the survey using the link below, it should only take 5 minutes, and all responses are treated anonymously. You need to be logged into your student Google account. As always, we really appreciate your input!

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 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. 


127 Hours A mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive. (15) 
Metroland John Betjeman gives a guided tour of the Metropolitan Line from Baker Street in London to Verney Junction in Buckinghamshire. (PG)
Paul Whitehouse: Our Troubled Rivers Episode 1Paul Whitehouse travels through the north of England, looking at the impact water companies have on its rivers. (E)
The Billionaires Who Made Our World Episode 1: Bill GatesLifting the lid on one of the world's richest men, the ruthless tech visionary who also tried to save the planet. Is Gates really a modern-day saint? (PG)


Developing Child-Centred Practice for Safeguarding and Child Protection: Strategies for Every Early Years Settingby Rachel Buckler
How to Revise for A-Level: Study Skills & Revision Plannerby Sian Butler
Detransition, Babyby Torrey PetersFiction
Ugly Loveby Colleen HooverFiction
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo  Young Adult Fiction 
All The Birds In The Skyby Charlie Jane AndersYoung 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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