Welcome to our Parent/Carer Progression Information page. We appreciate the importance of your support in your young person’s decision making, so we have put this page together to help you stay informed about all aspects of the pathways available to your young person after they finish their studies with us.
On this page you will find recordings of live events, useful links and resources which will help equip you with the knowledge to best support your young person in the route they choose to progress on to after college.
Preparing for Progression Parent Information Evening
On 26 April 2022 the Eastern Colleges Group (made up of West Suffolk College,
Higher Education Next Steps Evening - 13 October 2021
On 13 October 2021 we held a Next Step Information Evening for Parents specifically aimed at Level 3 Year 2 with a focus on options and support available for you and your young person as they prepare to leave College. Please find below the recorded Session as well as presentations and helpful links and websites shared on the night. Your feedback is very important to us so for those of you that attended the live event or the recorded session please complete this short feedback form.
Parent/Carer Information Evening (recording of live event) - 4 May 2021
This recording is of an event that we hosted live on 04 May 2021. The following topics were included: HE pathways, UCAS and the new 2022 cycle, University Studies at West Suffolk College and finally a Q&A.
- Higher Education Parents Guide
- UCAS Undergraduate: Advice for Parents and Guardians
- The Uni Guide - Advice for Parents
- Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Guide
- The Complete University Guide - Application Advice for Parents
- Save the Student - Student Money, Discounts and Jobs