The Principal, Jim Sharpe, would like to extend his congratulations to all for the outcome of the recent OFSTED inspection for which we were graded “Good” for everything that we do. We are obviously very delighted by this and it is testament to all our hard-working staff and students that made this fantastic achievement possible. […]

Join us on the 3rd Feb 2024 from 10:00am-12:00pm for our latest open event! You will have the opportunity to: Have a personalised tour around our sites in Brighton or Bexhill. Meet the Head of Curriculum and Subject Tutors. Take a look at some of the fantastic work our students have been creating. Find out […]

Work Experience for our students is fast approaching…. Work experience allows students to increase their awareness of the industry and put into practice skills and knowledge learnt at college as well as developing overall employability skills of communication, time management and problem solving. Students are encouraged to identify and seek out a suitable work experience […]

College Closure – Thursday 2nd November 2023 ⚠️ Due to the extreme weather conditions expected on Thursday 2nd November, we have made the decision to close all of our campuses and move lessons online (where this is possible). ☔ Your curriculum team will provide you with clear guidance and expectations. Stay safe, dry and warm […]

We are deeply saddened by the tragic incident on Queen’s Road, Brighton that occurred on Thursday night. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the young person who lost their life. In the 20 year history of Dv8, this is the first time that we have had to respond to an incident such […]

OPEN EVENTS!   Come along to our exciting Open Events and find out everything that Dv8 Sussex has to offer and discover if it is the right place for you! Meet tutors and existing students, take part in tasters and have a tour of the college site. In Brighton we are in a great new […]

EXCITING NEWS! We are thrilled to announce that we have officially moved into our new premises in Brighton! Our new college campus for Brighton students is located in Victoria House, 125 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3WB. We cannot wait to welcome all our existing and new students to college next Monday the 18th of September!

Good luck to all those who are waiting for their Level 2/GCSE results today. All results are being emailed out to students, so please check your Dv8 email account (and don’t forget to check your spam folder). If you wish to collect your GCSE results instead, these are available from the Dv8 centres in Brighton […]

Good luck from Dv8 to all our students awaiting results from their Level 3 RSL qualifications! All results have been sent out to students’ Dv8 email accounts – don’t forget to check the spam folder! Certificates will be delivered to the Centres’ in the next few weeks. The Centre Managers will be in touch when these […]

We are delighted to confirm our first three ambassadors for the upcoming academic year. These music industry professionals will be a regular presence throughout the course, providing advice, guidance and feedback to all our music students. They provide an invaluable source of up to date knowledge on working in all aspects of the music industry, […]

Dv8 Sussex is thrilled to be partnering with iconic Brighton studio, Brighton Electric. As of September, our Creative Music Industries students will have access to 4, state of the art, high tech rehearsal spaces at the studio as part of their study programme with us. The studio has seen the likes of: Charli XCX, Pendulum, […]

English and Maths classes will finish on Friday 16th June. Vocational classes (Music, Media & Games) will end on Friday 23rd June. During the week 26th-30th June, students who have not yet completed their coursework assignments will be invited to come into college and use time to complete any outstanding work.

We would like to invite you to our upcoming ‘Get To Know You’ day for applicants. Attending this event will give you a good start to next year and ensure you are ready for your studies by meeting your new tutors and fellow students! To confirm your place, please email your name to

We would like to invite you to our upcoming Taster Day at both our campuses. Attending this event will give you an experience of what it is like to study on our courses in Games, Media & Music. To confirm your place, please email your name and school to

Are we still accepting applicants for the Music course 2023/24?  Yes, we still accepting applications for our Music courses at both our Brighton and Bexhill campuses. Please go to our website to apply What are the entry requirements? For the Level 2 course ideally, you would have a previous Level 1 qualification and/or GCSE Grades […]

Calling all Home Ed Parents & Carers!  Attending mainstream education after being home schooled can be a hard transition for both parents and young people. With so many post-16 options available, deciding on the best pathway can be difficult. With over 20 years of experience working with home educated students, Dv8 Sussex is a creative college […]

Have a wonderful half term!  Both our Brighton and Bexhill sites will be running on reduced hours. If you have any questions then please contact: Brighton: Bexhill:  Our applications are still open for September 2023 start, so if you haven’t yet applied to college, then take a look at our course pages and […]

This year, Dv8 Sussex are taking part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday 8 December. Take part by sporting your finest festive looks – we want to see your silliest, most festive jumpers! Simply click the Give Now button on our Just Giving page to donate just £2 (or more if you’re […]

Wishing you all a fantastic and well deserved half term break! Please note that our centres will be operating on limited hours. If you have any urgent queries, then please email

Remember our Bexhill Open Events are this week! There are still a few spaces left so sign up quick to avoid disappointment! Click here to book your space. Our lovely staff will be on hand to answer any of your questions during the event, and there will be some fantastic work on show by our […]

Have you started college and it’s not quite working out for you? Or have you not yet enrolled anywhere? You’ve still got time! Dv8 Sussex are accepting applications for immediate start. Apply now by heading to

Once again Summer has flown by and we hope you have all had an enjoyable start to the Autumn Term.  We are thrilled to announce that our 2023/24 application cycle has now opened, and this update is now live on our applications page. We encourage any students that may be interested in Dv8 to book in […]

Following the announcement of the official date of the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II as Monday 19th September, it has also been confirmed that this will be national bank holiday with schools and colleges expected to be closed as a mark of respect. Therefore, Dv8 Sussex will be closed next Monday and no teaching will […]

We are writing to let you know that we are going to be starting the following Brighton courses a little later than was originally planned. Games Level 2 Games Level 3 Year 1 Games Level 3 Year 2 Media Level 3 Year 1 This is because despite all our efforts over the last few months, […]

An update on college timetables! We can’t wait to see you all week commencing 12th September! We are currently working hard on your timetables and will have these with you as soon as we can. Please bear with us and see you all soon.