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About us

Established in 2007, the University of Suffolk began as University Campus Suffolk (UCS), and was awarded university status in 2016.

The University of Suffolk is all about transformation – transforming individuals, communities and beyond.

The University of Suffolk main campus is based on the Ipswich Waterfront, with their courses also being delivered at their partner colleges; Ipswich’s Suffolk New College and East Coast College based in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, as well as across a number of other national and international partnerships.

The University is proud to be home to a vibrant and dynamic research community with a range of specialist academic expertise. The current research priorities focus on the Universities areas of distinctiveness; Health and Wellbeing, Sustainability, Digital Futures, Crime and Social Justice, Culture and Heritage, Excellence in Education.

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Welcome to Suffolk

An introduction to the University of Suffolk

What makes us different

Since 2020, the campus has new developments including;

The Hold, a purpose-built heritage research centre and houses Suffolk’s exceptional masterpieces dating back to 1119, in partnership with Suffolk County Council

The DigiTech Centre, in collaboration with BT, is a hub for digital research and training.

Health and Wellbeing Building, dedicated space for the promotion of integrated care among the student body, practice partners and the wider community.

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Course locations

University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Lowestoft)

Lowestoft College, St Peter's Street, Lowestoft, NR32 2NB

Colchester General Hospital

Turner Road, Colchester, CO4 5JL

James Paget Hospital, Great Yarmouth

Lowestoft Road, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, NR31 6LA

Cambridge University Hospitals, Addenbrookes

Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ

University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Great Yarmouth)

Southtown, Great Yarmouth, NR31 0ED

Ipswich Hospital

Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QZ

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY

University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building, Neptune Quay, Ipswich, IP4 1QJ