We’re shaping an amazing future for our students.

about us

College of Suffolk was founded in the 1990s by a combination of professional, vocational and arts education institutions in the former Suffolk County. As the professional further education college in the UK, we’re shaping an amazing future for our students. We’re creating greater opportunities in the heart of our city and leading the way in education.

Our full and part-time courses, online courses can help you up skill, advance in your career or gain artistic achievement, Meanwhile, we are focused on ensuring each student receives the support and assistance necessary to realise their potential.

Our focus


As the professional further education college, we're shaping an amazing future for our students.


Discover exciting opportunities, explorer new places, and share your experiences with friends.


Enjoy expert teaching and personal support along every step of your journey.


We have formed exciting partnerships with many local, regional and national employer.


Which Course Is For Me?
Age 16-18

Just leaving school, preparing for university, or getting ready to start work? Find out which courses will help you reach your goals.

Degree Courses

Want to take your career to the next level and expand your knowledge & skills even further? These are the types of courses for you.

Age 19+

Thinking about returning to education, or interested in changing your career? Take a look at the courses that can get you started.







Student Support

Supported Learning

Working in partnership with over ten local authorities, we can provide a highly personalised Suffolk local offer for learners with special educational needs or disabilities and an inclusive, supportive learning environment.

Careers & Welfare

At College of Suffolk, it doesn’t matter what course you’re studying, which campus you’re at, or how old you are. Our dedicated Careers & Welfare team provide specialist support, advice and guidance on a wide range of issues, concerns and worries.

Careers Advice

Do you need help exploring career and progression options? Are you unsure of your next steps or long terms goals? Or do you just have no idea where to start, when looking for a future job or career? Whatever you need, our Careers & Welfare team can help.


At College of Suffolk, we support all students and staff regardless of their religion, faith or belief. We have multi-faith contemplation rooms throughout our campuses and spaces available for those who have no particular faith or belief.

Financial Advice

Money matters can be a big concern for many of our students, but you don’t need to worry. Our expert team can advise you on all kinds of financial issues, helping you to budget, plan ahead and get the support to help you afford your time at college.


Whatever stage of the journey you’re at, you’ll never be alone at College of Suffolk. From the moment you start looking at courses with us, to after you’ve earned your qualifications and for as long as you need, we’re here to help.

President’s Welcome

It is a privilege as the new President of College of Suffolk to invite you to explore our programmes and to consider how your continued learning with College of Suffolk can help to shape your future career. Our objective is to provide you with a first class education that complements your life goals and a learning experience that stimulates and develops your own talents.

Come and learn with us. You will find a dynamic learning institution with state-of–the-art facilities, student accommodation and a fully equipped gym, fully serviced by excellent public transport links.

Come and join us! Let us be your partners in learning, helping you to realise your potential and expand your horizons. We look forward to helping you shape your future.

Dr. Stephen Spinks