Opportunities to succeed

Projects, partnerships, research and practitioner resources to support young learners in Sussex into higher education and a rewarding career


Sussex Learning Network is a partnership of further education colleges, universities, local authorities and local enterprise agencies. Through working together, we aim to enable all young learners in the region to access, participate in and progress through to higher-level education, with a view to transforming lives and providing skilled workers for the region’s economy. We do this through:


We work together to create a strategic approach to further education and economic growth across Sussex, as well as a wider range of opportunities for learners.

Our members

Our projects

We develop, secure funding for and deliver a variety of innovative projects with the help of our training provider and career guidance partners.

Our projects


We provide learning resources, such as our case studies and toolkits, and opportunities for career practitioners to upskill and share good practice.

Our resources


We commission research on the local labour market, seek to influence government policy, and provide news and commentary on developments across the sector.

Our research

What's new


Amaze-ing support for young people with SEND

Local young people with special educational needs and disabilities are making new friends and thinking about their next steps, thanks to two projects delivered by SLN’s partner Amaze. Aimed at 14- to 25-year olds, Amazing Futures is a peer-support service offering them a chance to talk, have fun and get creative, while Looking Forward provides careers advice and job-seeking skills training.

For more details, click here.

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