I didn’t have the grades to go to university: how you can become a nurse?

How taking the Access to nursing course changed Jo’s life: If you don’t have the grades for university this course gets you there within a year and even though it’s called Access to Nursing, you can study any subject after this course at university not just nursing. Like Jo here who is working towards becoming […]

How to break into the music industry?

If you’re wondering how best to get into the music Industry University Studies at West Suffolk College is the best place to start, not only will you gain the valuable experience you need but you’ll also get to work alongside professionals in the industry. These students tell us why they’re studying a Music degree at […]

Studying Music Production at University

Within my time studying music production (BA Hons) I’ve enjoyed learning new skills such as recording techniques and music production that I didn’t know about before – having come from a more creativeand performance-based background. I’ve had the opportunity to go to some amazing concerts as part of the course. I’ve been part of a […]

Accessing education when you are not 18

My name is Barry, I’m 54 years old (2019), and if I were to describe myself the first thing I would say is ‘I am not academic’, but I have just achieved a 2:1 in History and Applied Sociology at the University of Suffolk. No member of my family has a degree, so I did […]

Why become a science apprentice?

If you’re wondering what the best route for you is, Lottie and Saffron explain why they chose the route of a science apprentice. Lottie originally chose the A Level route but realised it wasn’t for her, whether you’re deciding on an apprenticeship, a levels or university we can help.

Amy Smith: life as a Maternity Care Assistant

A BIT ABOUT ME…  My start in the healthcare sector wasn’t easy. I didn’t choose this profession when I first thought about what I wanted to do after I left full time education, I had always wanted to become a midwife, but I believed at the time that I wasn’t good enough to apply to college and […]