Dates for your diary:

15th & 16th March - Industrial Action

3-16th April - East Holidays 

17th April - Start of Summer Term

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 Union Elections

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


Hello Future Poster 2023.pptx

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.

Get ready for National Careers Week with the NHS! 

Thinking of studying to become a pharmacist?  Click the link below to find out more....


Interested in a career in business and finance? HSBC are offering Foundation Apprenticeships.

You will need 5 GCSE's including Maths and English.

Apply by 26th March 2023 to start in July.  Location: Crawley

Apprenticeship programme application dates

Online applications – open 6 February 2023 to 19 March 2023

Online assessment – you’ll receive an email with details following your application

Final interviews – April 2023 onwards

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



JOBS (recommended max 10 hours per week)

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


International Women's Day 8 March 23

Wednesday 8 March is International Women's Day. Come and see our display in the library! This year's theme is #EmbraceEquity - visit for more information.

Silent Study Room Closures

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

Fri 3 March 10am-12pm

Tue 7 March 9am-12pm

Wed 8 March 1pm-3pm

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. 


Grayson Perry's Full EnglishEpisode 1: A Dream of England Grayson crosses the country uncovering what Englishness means today. Who are the English? (E)
Inside Russia - Traitors and Heroes  Despite the huge risks, two Russian film-makers have been filming the impact of the invasion of Ukraine in their country. (PG)Russian, English Subtitles
Is the Cloud Damaging the Planet?   Panorama reporter Richard Bilton investigates the environmental cost of moving our lives online and into the cloud. (E)
Ordinary Love An extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-aged couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis. (12A) 


Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology Book 2 Revised Editionby Cara FlanaganE - book
My Revision Notes: AQA GCSE (9-1) Businessby Malcolm Surridge E- book
Pity The Billionaire: The Unlikely Comeback of the American Rightby Thomas Frank
The Comfort Bookby Matt HaigSelf - help Book
Thirteenby Tom Hoyle Young Adult Fiction 
Lean Fall Standby Jon McGregorFiction

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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