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School Leavers

Choosing what to do after school can feel overwhelming with so many options, like college, work, or vocational training. But no worries, we’re here to help you figure out the best path for your future.

Whether you’re into the idea of studying at university, getting hands-on with vocational training, or jumping straight into work, we’ve got your back.

Let’s chat, explore your options, and make sure your next steps align with your passions and goals. Your journey after school is all about finding what suits you best, and we’re here to guide you toward a successful future!

Former school leavers, two female learners in PPE in a fabrication and welding workshop.

Your College Experience

College life is a whole package deal – it’s way more than just sitting in a classroom. Sure, there’s studying, but there’s also a ton of support everywhere you turn.

Need to blow off some steam? We’ve got awesome sports facilities just waiting for you. Oh, and did I mention student discounts? Yeah, they’re a thing. But that’s not all – there are awareness events happening, too. And guess what? We’ve got a Students’ Union right at the heart of it all, making sure your voice is heard.

It’s like a community where everyone’s got your back. And right smack in the middle of everything, we’ve got “BeSNC,” our set of values.

So, get ready for more than just lectures – it’s a whole adventure waiting for you!

Former school leavers, now college students enjoying themselves in the Ipswich campus atrium at lunch time.
Two male learners playing football at the Ipswich campus.

Ipswich Town Foundation

A range of post-16 Football and Education programmes delivered in partnership with Ipswich Town Foundation.

Ipswich Town Flag Flying At Portman Road Stadium

Career Information, Advice and Guidance for School Leavers

Introducing our Career Explorer Tool – your personalised compass to a future full of possibilities!

Dive into a world of hundreds of careers and the courses that connect to them, tailored just for you.

Not sure where to start? No worries! Take our online quiz for an interactive journey to discover your passions and interests.

Whether you have a specific goal in mind or are exploring the unknown, our Career Explorer Tool is here to guide you, opening doors to a variety of exciting paths that align with your unique aspirations. Your dream career is just a click away!

A school leaver reading business book in the learning curve


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A photo of the atrium space at the Ipswich campus

Frequently Asked Questions