Dates for your diary:

2nd March - Industrial Action (college is closed)

Please note some lessons may still happen online.

If you need a warm productive space, you can use the library - please email For more information, please see updates on college websites

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

Social Space Survey - Mental Health Champions

This week's College Canteen Menu

The catering team invite you all next week to their introductory Theme Week showcasing a new theme each day with a variety of dishes from around the globe.  

There will be a feedback survey available and everyone who completes it will receive a full loyalty card to exchange for a free medium hot drink from the coffee shop.

Theme week 27 Feb.pdf


Copy of Tutor advert slide

For any general queries, please email


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


ACCA (the professional body for accountants) virtual expo

Register for this virtual exhibition hosted by ACCA - designed to equip you with information about careers in various areas of business, the skills required and how to acquire them.

As an attendee you will have the opportunity to take part in various live sessions hosted by our partners who are experts in their fields, as well as connecting with employers with various early careers opportunities on offer. 

This event will be live and interactive on the 22nd March 8am-8pm but will be available on demand until Friday 21st April, for those who are unable to attend on the day.

Save the date: Unifrog Next Steps Fair, 8 March

This year, Unifrog's Next Steps Fair will take place on 8 March, 4.30 - 7pm to tie in with National Careers Week and International Women's Day, so be sure to put it in your calendar.

The virtual event will inspire you and help you make informed decisions by giving you the opportunity to compare all your next steps side by side. 


Unifrog - Workshop with Ford Motor Company, 27 February

Unifrog have partnered with Ford to provide an exclusive workshop for students on 27 February at 5pm.

You will get a feel for what it's like to be on the design team for the vehicles of the future. You'll meet engineering apprentices at Ford and be set a task to design a new concept for a future vehicle to be in with a chance to win a prize. Log into your unifrog account to sign up.


Click the link below to find out more:

DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, we provide seamless local and cross-border advice. 

Our Solicitor Apprenticeship is 6 years in length and will provide you with the opportunity to become a qualified solicitor with a degree level 7 qualification. In 2023, our Solicitor Apprentices will join either our Birmingham or London office. 

You will study towards an LLB (Hons) in Legal Practice and Skills, and also work towards the Solicitors Regulatory Authority's (SRA) centralised assessment, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).

Applications deadline: 17.00 GMT on Friday 17 March 2023.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-London-160 Aldersgate Street


Brighton and Hove Council virtual vwke poster.pptx

Click here for other virtual work experience opportunities...


JOBS (recommended max 10 hours per week)

VOTS 20-2-2023.doc

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


Silent Study Room Closures

Advance warning - our silent study room is likely to be closed to students at certain times throughout March, as exams will be taking place in there.

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. 

LGBT+ History Month 2023

Last few days to come and see our wonderful library display celebrating LGBT+ History Month. Directors, cinematographers, screen writers, producers, animators, costume designers, make up artists, musicians, choreographers and more! #BehindTheLens - visit for further information.


Jojo Rabbit Jojo whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers that his mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. (12A)
Inside Our Autistic Minds: Episode 1  Chris Packham helps a group of autistic people create short films to reveal how they're truly feeling inside. (PG)
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist  Documentary film reflecting on the extraordinary career of Dame Vivienne Westwood. (PG)
Understanding: The Economy - Episode 11: Pricing and Discounting To de-mystify how prices work and figure out who has the power in the buyer seller relationship. (E) 


Essential Revision for A Level Film Studiesby Mark Dixon Revision Guide
Why Does Asparagus Make Your Wee Smell?: And 57 other curious food and drink questionsby Andy Brunning
Access to history: Mao's China 1936-97by Michael Lynch
Letters from a Stoicby Lucius Annaeus  Seneca
Before the coffee gets Cold : Tales from the Caféby Toshikazu KawaguchiFiction
You Don't Know Meby Imran Mahmood Crime 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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