Dv8 Sussex (Brighton and Bexhill)

12 Queen Square, Brighton , BN1 3FD

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About us

Dv8 Sussex is a specialist college based in Brighton and Bexhill, offering young people aged 16-18 personalised, industry-led training in the most vibrant & exciting creative sectors. Through practical project based learning our students gain real life experience to develop skills in a supportive and ambitious environment, where there are continual opportunities to work and think differently.

Student support

Our Learning Support team exist to make sure every student has the fullest and happiest learning experience possible, whatever their needs. Working closely with our tutors, the experienced team operate across all levels and subkects to support each students’ learning and ensure the best chance of success whilst studying at Dv8. In addition to learning support, the team is available to provide welfare advice to all students facing issues ranging from mental health and emotional needs, to housing and finance.

• One-to-ones 

• Group work

• Catch up sessions and drop-ins

• Learning resources for Special Educational Needs

• Extra time during exams, for specific needs

• Welfare advice including drop-in sessions

• Employability, careers, progression and UCAS advice

• Financial support and advice

• Access to counselling and other services

“Specialist learning support in the classroom and the provision of more general personal support are particular strengths” OFSTED 2015 

“I have a lot to thank [learning] support for, I wouldn’t have completed my first year without them” Dv8 Music Production & Performance Student, July 2015

What makes us different?


We believe anything is possible. We encourage our students and staff to take risks, think creatively and problem solve to reach their goals. 

We love learning, we strive to be excellent in all that we do and recognise and celebrate success throughout the organisation. 

At the heart of everything that we do. 

No one can change the world alone. We all need our team around us to be functioning to achieve shared goals. 

We are committed to your individual journey. No matter what your starting point at Dv8 we will help you achieve and progress.

Additional information

To apply for DV8 course starting this year please visit the DV8 Sussex website and complete the application form.
Use the online prospectus to apply for 2021 starts