Student Essentials

Helpful links and resources for students


Find out how to report and authorise an absence, and learn more about the college's absence policy

College Calendar

View upcoming college events and important dates

College Map

View a current map of the whole college campus

Course Surveys (19+)

Course feedback surveys for Adult Education students

Digital Skills

Explore a range of skills from basic to advanced level that are essential to college life and careers beyond


Access your college Gmail account and other Google services

Fitness Suite Signup

Complete the Varndean College Fitness Suite induction form

Grade Appeals

Please note, review requests must be submitted using this form only and emailed to


Access all library resources, info, guides and lots more

Library Induction

Interactive Library induction for new students

Library Search

Search for books, ebooks, DVDs and ClickView programmes, reserve and renew your loans


Resources and essential information for your courses

My Varndean

Course and tutor information, assignments, attendance, WiFi access, and much more

Student Bulletin

Read the latest weekly college bulletin or catch up with previous editions

Student Sport Interest

Complete the Varndean College Sport interest form

Term Dates

View our upcoming College term dates

Varndean Update

Learn more about the exciting things that have happened at the college in the previous term

Wellbeing Resources

Videos, podcasts, apps and other helpful resources