Dates for your diary:

30. May - 3. June: HALF TERM

22. June - 1. July:

End of year 1 assessments leave

27th June - HE Sussex Day

Wed 5th July - Personal Statement Day

Fri 15 July - End of Summer Term

6th July 2-4pm LEAVERS PARTY SEE DETAILS BELOW Tutorials this week:

Level 2:


Year 1:

Planning for Future:

Post-18 Choices

Year 2:


College Leavers Information

25May Amy Workshop
RSB Nancy Rothwell Award 2022 poster.pdf
The Nancy Rothwell Award 2022 Competition.pdf

The Nancy Rothwell Award specimen drawing

competition is now open for entries!


• Entrants must enter the correct age category.

• Each entrant may enter only one drawing for the award.

• Images should be high resolution JPEG files that are no larger than

10MB in size.

• Entrants must fill in all sections of the entry form.

• Entrants should keep hold of their original drawings as these may

be requested at a later date.

• Please read the competition's full terms and conditions before

entering and submitting your drawings.

C Card Scheme @ College

Scan and collect from the tutorial block (welfare office room 65) at lunchtime

Varndean College.pdf
Sexual Health Confidential Drop In with Sophie


Summer School

For students who enrol on our Access Plus programme they will have an exciting opportunity to apply for the Summer School Programme. This will give Year 12 and 13 students the chance to study a subject of their choice, produce a university level assignment, meet and network with current Sussex students, as well as explore our beautiful campus. This years post-16 Summer Programme is now open for applications and will include

Spotlight on Women Researchers - Uni of Brighton - May 16th

Currently, this event is open to all UoB staff and students but all VC students have been invited (spaces are limited).

If you are interested in attending, please email Cordelia on


Wednesday 4th ,11th, 18th & 25th May | 16:30-17:30

Ask Me Anything Session with Max

Join us for weekly sessions with Max! Max is our Outreach and Student Support expert, and has years of experience in guiding people through applications, interviews, CV and cover letter help, and so much more.

Do you have an assessment centre coming up? or have any questions at all about your future? these weekly sessions are where you need to be! Join any of the weekly “drop-in” sessions to get your questions answered and support.

Who should join?

  • Any student with questions about their options, specific apprenticeship applications, or anything else regarding your future.

Sign up 11th May:

Sign up 18th May:

Sign up: 25th May:

Job opportunities

Maximum number of per week should be 10hrs otherwise it will affect your at college!

VOTS 25-4-2022.doc

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



We open every weekday at 8am and are open late until 7pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays if you're wanting to find a quiet study space to revise before or after your lessons. The library is often very busy during breaks and lunchtimes, but much quieter at the beginning and end of the day.


We have some great new revision guides to help you prepare for your exams. Available for lots of different subjects, find them in the library and online by searching our collection. Ask the library team if you need more information.


Psychology For The IB Diploma: Oxford IB Study Guidesby Alexey PopovStudy Guide
Othello: No Fear Shakespeare Deluxe Student Edition
Reading On Human Nature by Peter Loptson
The Cutting Season by M.W. CravenNon- fiction(Quick Reads)
Sofia Khan And The Baby Blues by Ayisha MalikNon-fiction(Quick Reads)
Witnessby Alex WheatleNon-fiction (Quick Reads)


Nothing But The Truth By Then Secret Barrister - Episode 2
A revealing memoir by an anonymous bestselling criminal barrister of their journey towards the Bar. (E)


Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss photosynthesis, the process by which green plants and many other organisms use sunlight to synthesise organic molecules. (E)

Brothers in Dance: Anthony and Kel Matsena

The uplifting story of Swansea-based Anthony and Kel Matsena, whose work is gaining them a growing reputation, putting them at the forefront of the next generation UK dance. (PG)

The Thing from Another World Arctic researchers discover a huge, frozen spaceling inside a crash-landed UFO, then fight for their lives after the murderous being emerges from icy captivity. Will other creatures soon follow? (12A)

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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