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Events for School and College Students


The University of Suffolk Student Recruitment and Outreach team run a variety of events throughout the year. These events are free to attend, but booking is essential. To register your interest about any of the below events please email and we will update you as further details become available.

Splendid: Tuesday 22 - Wednesday 23 January 2019

Year group: 10-13

Splendid is an annual two day event aimed at students who have been identified as having a physical or specific learning difficulty or disability and would benefit from taking part in a university experience.

Over two days the participating students will work with University Staff and Student Ambassadors and be involved in subject taster sessions, team building activities and social activities. It is a great opportunity for students to find out about university life and see the opportunities higher education can offer.


Suffolk UCAS Higher Education Exhibition: 6 June 2019

Year group: 12 (or equivalent)

The University of Suffolk hosts the Suffolk UCAS Higher Education Exhibition on an annual basis. These exhibitions play a vital part in helping applicants decide what and where to study in higher education.

For further information visit


Open Events

University of Suffolk Open Events run throughout the year and are a great opportunity to find out more about the courses available, and to view the academic and social facilities. All open events have academics and support staff available for one-to-one discussion, and some also include specific subjects talks.


Academic Tasters 

Year Group: 12  (or equivalent)

The University of Suffolk hold regular Academic Taster days which allow students to discover more about their chosen course/subject area.  


Dates will be confirmed soon for the following events in 2019:

Access to Higher Education Conference:  

This event takes place in the autumn term and is for students who have recently enrolled on an Access to Higher Education course. Delegates will have the opportunity to attend a range of workshops and talk to academics about the courses that most interest you. For more information about the event or to book your place please email or click on the link.


Preparing for University:   

Year group: 12 (or equivalent)

Students from Year 11,12 and 13 are invited to take part in an exciting academic and non-academic day full of workshops. You will have the opportunity to select subject specific workshops delivered by our academics as well as participate in activities with current University of Suffolk students to prepare for university life.


Family Awareness Day: 

Year group: 7, 8 and 9 and parents/guardians

Students and their parents/guardians are invited along to our Ipswich campus to find out more about studying a degree at university.

This is a free event and a fantastic opportunity to learn more about university and to meet with current University of Suffolk students.


For more information regarding any of the above events please click on the relevant event or contact the Student Recruitment and Outreach team:

T: 01473 338600