Dates for your diary:

This week:

Transport Assembly - Wed 29th at 4.30-6.30pm in the hall


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

Student Mentor Advert 23


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. The classroom 61 & 63 & private library space can also be used for prayers.

Please speak to Daniela for any info.

Jon Mills 2023 copy.pdf

Transport Assembly

Where: Varndean College at 

When: on the 29th of March 4:30-6:30pm (please arrive at 4:15pm)

As many of you will be aware we are members of the Citizen's UK Alliance, a social action group campaigning for and making positive change for good.

Please come along and join us in our campaign to improve transport and its affordability in Brighton and Hove and in Sussex. Come and have your day.



reminder to vote

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



VWKE Aeropace posters - dates in April, July and November
VWKE poster Technology - on demand until 31/12/23
VWKE poster TV and Film - on demand until 31/12/23

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 >>>

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:

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


Meet the Russell Group Webinars 25th-27th April

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.


Deloittes apprenticeship

Dixon Wilson Chartered Accountants - Tax School Leavers Programme.  Apply by 30th April 2023


JOBS (recommended max 10 hours per week)

VOTS 13-3-2023 (1).doc
Lifeguard vacancy

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:


Easter Holiday - Room 27 and Library

Room 27 and the Library will be open for you to use for studying on certain days during the Easter holiday:

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. 

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!


Mr. Jones A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in Ukraine in the early 1930s. (15) 
Far North A soldier's unexpected arrival affects two women's simple existence. (15)
Wild Isles Episode 1: Our Precious Isles  David Attenborough celebrates the rich variety of habitats in our wild isles. (E)
Women and The Police: The Inside Story A shocking expose of the misogynistic culture that exists inside many UK police forces. (PG)


Love, Simon (Moi, Simon, 16 ans, Homo Sapiens)by Becky Albertalli and Mathilde Tamae-BouhonFrench Book   
The Civil Rights Movement: A Very Short Introductionby Thomas C Holt
On Connectionby Kae Tempest
Confessions Of The Foxby Jordy RosenbergFiction
The Setting Sunby Osamu DazaiFiction
The Extraordinariesby TJ KluneYoung 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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