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.

The 16 to 19 Bursary Fund provides financial support to help students overcome the specific financial barriers toparticipation they face so they can remain in education. The forms and guidance can be downloaded by clicking on the links below: 16-19 Bursary Application Form 16-19 Bursary Guidance

We just wanted to wish those of you who are receiving their GCSE results in the coming weeks the best of luck. Well done for completing your exams and giving them your best go. We wanted to reassure you that no matter the outcome, there is still a place for you at Dv8 Sussex and […]

This month’s Alumni profile is Lauren Welsh, a past Music Production student who is currently studying BA (Hons) Songwriting at BIMM. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?I studied Music Production and Performance, Level 2 and 3. 2. What […]

Our End of Year Showcase was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who attended. We hope you enjoyed seeing all the fantastic work produced by our talented students over the last academic year.  For anyone who couldn’t make it, (or would simply like to see the work again!), scroll through our virtual showcase below […]

Fern Ritchie Award – John William Clark Criteria: – Shown great promise in their chosen field – Shown clear progression from the start – Moving forward into their chosen industry/ further study Charlie Stonham Award – Ashley Newton May Criteria: – Consistently worked hard to over barriers to their learning chosen industry/ further study Huge congratulations to […]

Come to our Gaming Event on Friday 17th June from 11:00-16:00. See the work of our talented Games Development students, listen to a panel discussing important topics within the Gaming industry and play some of the games yourself! This is an open event for anyone to attend. So please do drop by and take a […]

Join us on Monday 27th June at our Bexhill centre, or Tuesday 28th June at our Brighton Centre from 3-5pm for an afternoon of celebration and creativity.  Take a look at an array of photographs, films and podcasts created by our Media Production students, play imaginative Games made by our very own Games Development students, […]

This month, we caught up with former Music Production & Performance student, Korben Titherly, who left us in 2018.  If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?Music Production & Performance – Level 2 & 3 2. What was your […]

As you may be aware a number of our students will shortly be taking their GCSE Maths and English exams onsite at all Dv8 sites. In order to best accomodate all the exams we will have to shut down all timetabled classes on the following mornings;  Wednesday 18th May Friday 20th May Tuesday 7th June […]

It has been nationally and locally observed that there has been a significant impact on student wellbeing this academic year, in addition to some students sitting examinations for the first time in two years. With this in consideration we are mindful to ensure students have an opportunity to take stock of their assessment and progress […]

We want to wish all those who are taking their GCSE exams good luck and all the best for the coming weeks. Please remember to look after yourself and your wellbeing. Over the coming weeks we will be offering advice and tips on our social media, alongside resources that you can access. Our entry requirements are flexible, […]

Are you starting with us this September? Or are you a Dv8 student progressing internally or switching courses? Perhaps you’re feeling a little nervous about being in a new environment and not quite sure what to expect.  Our ‘Get To Know You’ days are the perfect opportunity to meet other classmates, your tutors, have a […]

This month, we caught up with former Media Production student, Toni Land, who left us back in 2016. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?Media Production 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? What is your […]

This month’s Alumni profile is Charlie Stonham, a past Media Production student who is currently studying Performing Arts in Birmingham. If you would like to feature as an alumni of ours, do get in touch by emailing 1. What did you study at Dv8?Media Production 2. What was your experience of studying at Dv8? What […]

The week of April 4th will be used as a Reading Week. As was the case in the week before the Christmas holiday, we will not have normal taught lessons for vocational lessons. Instead, the focus will be on completion of assessed work, responding to teacher feedback on assessment, resubmission of assessment and research and […]

Dv8 Sussex wanted to acknowledge the acts of kindness following the donations we received for those having to flee from Ukraine, and to provide an update. Both of our sites have been supporting local drop off areas who are arranging and transporting aid to Poland and Moldova. It was clear so many wanted to help. […]

This week was International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8th March, and Dv8 celebrated women’s achievements and recognised the importance of gender equality. This year, we took part in the International Women’s Day theme, #breakthebias, where we acknowledge the challenges that Women still face on a daily basis in the workplace and society. The aim of […]