College news

Varndean College International Students win UK Maths Awards

UK-Maths-ChallengeThree Varndean College international students have just won prizes in the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge. Yanlei Chen achieved a score of 102 (which was the highest score of all Year 1 participants from Varndean), winning her a Gold medal and also a place in the British Mathematical Olympiad Round 1 (BMO1) ; Jingya Wang, who achieved Silver; and Jiawei Bai who achieved a Bronze medal.

Varndean College gains Planning Permission to build STEM Centre for Spring 2020

Varndean College has gained planning permission to build a new STEM centre for Spring 2020. Through its challenging and engaging teaching, the College hopes to inspire and motivate the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians. The College hopes to encourage students to move on to higher level STEM courses and into a STEM career. The College is pleased to have secured funding for a £2.9m STEM centre to support and encourage STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Jude Birch scoops 'Innovator of the Year' Award

Jude BirchCongratulations to Varndean College student, Jude Birch, who has scooped up yet another award; this time one of The Argus's Youth in Action awards, 'Innovator of the Year', sponsored by the i360. Jude's mother collected the award on his behalf, which was presented by i360's Head of Sales and Marketing, Lena Koskela, because Jude was taking up another prize at the time, a trip to Google's HQ in California!