Contents Page 3.
Travelling by Bus and Rail
One Bus: Felixstowe and Stowmarket Areas
Page 6-7. Park & Ride for Drivers and Train Users Page 8.
Cycling, Motorcycles and Scooters
Reduce your Travel Costs
Page 10. Greater Anglia Season Ticket Page 11. Eligible for the Student Bursary? Page 12. Key Sources of Information & Useful Contacts
Journey Planner There are some great tools that you can use to plan your journey to and from One:
Head to our Website All you need to do is visit our website suffolkone.ac.uk and follow these links: Prospective Students
Travelling to Campus
View the Bus Routes and Timetabling Just follow the ‘Click Here’ link and pop in your home postcode; you will then be taken to a list of the most efficient travel options.
External Links Alternatively, you can plan your journey by following the Journey Planners on:
aSuffolk County Council’s website www.suffolkonboard.com aTraveline website www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk 3
Travelling by Bus There is an excellent infrastructure of dedicated and public bus routes to and from Campus providing easy access for students from a wide radius. Head to: www.suffolkonboard.com for more information
(All transfers use the Park & Ride
Note: all buses using the Ipswich buses, which run every 15 minutes, transfer time approx 5 minutes) by-pass go directly to One
Travelling by Rail
If you are arriving to Ipswich by train, you can use the Park & Ride to get direct to One.
One Bus routes for Felixstowe and Stowmarket Areas We operate two contract buses from the Felixstowe and Stowmarket areas, enabling students to arrive and depart directly from One. Please find an outline of the current routes in the table below:
Further information and application forms are available by visiting: www.suffolkone.ac.uk > Prospective Students > Travelling to Campus Payment will not be required until August. However by declaring your expression of interest to use one of the services, you are helping us to gauge the number of passengers and plan-ahead for the start of September. NB: Both the Felixstowe and Stowmarket buses are operated directly by One College and not those provided through Suffolk County Council, therefore students must apply directly to One and not Suffolk County Council.
Park & Ride for Drivers and Train users looking for park & ride?
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Cycling, Motorcycles & Scooters Cycles, Motorcycles and Scooters are a popular form of transport for students travelling to the centre, and we provide secure facilities within the car parking area. To further support cycling we provide lockers and shower facilities for students to travel by Bike.
Reduce your Travel Costs Suffolk County Councilâ€™s (SCC) Post 16 Discretionary Transport scheme Assistance with travel costs may be available through SCCâ€™s Post 16 Discretionary Transport Scheme. The following criteria must be met to qualify for the subsidised Post 16 travel offer;
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Live over 3 miles from your nearest suitable provision (college or sixth form)* Live in Suffolk Are studying a full time course (minimum of 12 hours a week) Started your course before your 19th birthday Are studying a course that is only available at a facility that is not your nearest.
You can check your eligibility before applying by following this link: www.suffolkonboard.com/home-to-school-transport/ getting-to-sixth-form-or-college-16-19-year-olds/ You should make your application by the closing date, otherwise SCC will not guarantee a response by the start of the academic year. Please do not wait until you have received your GSCE results before you submit your application; you can always change your mind later.
Endeavour Card Suffolk County Council’s Endeavour Card is eligible to Students who are aged 16 – 19 years old and offers at least 25% discount off full price adult fares on participating bus services. Further details can be found on www.SuffolkonBoard.com
Suffolk County Council’s Endeavour Card is eligible to Students who are aged 16 – 19 years old and offers at least 25% discount off full price adult fares on participating bus services. Further details can be found on www.SuffolkonBoard.com
Greater Anglia Scholars Season Ticket Information We have an agreement set up with Greater Anglia to allow access to reduced rate travel for our students including Academic Year Season, One Term Season or Monthly Pass (by direct debit). To ease the purchasing process the most popular journeys are accessible for purchase on their website: https://public.greenrailtravel.co.uk/ or you can ring 0345 600 7245 (Option 3) between 09:0017:00 Monday-Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Discounted Fares and Season Tickets Many operators offer discounted fares and season tickets for students. To find out current schemes on offer please check with the company that operates your transport service – see the ‘Useful Contacts’ section at the end of this booklet for current contact details.
Eligible for the Student Bursary? The 16-19 Bursary Fund has 2 parts and offers help to students at One to continue in full-time education, who might otherwise be financially disadvantaged. 1. The Guaranteed Bursary: A bursary of £1,200 a year for young people in the following defined vulnerable groups: • • • •
In care Care leaver In receipt of Income Support, or Universal Cred it in place of Income Support in their own right In receipt of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or Universal Credit and Disability Living or Personal Independence Payments in their own right.
2. The Discretionary Bursary: All students not in receipt of the Guaranteed Bursary can apply for the Discretionary fund if the family income is £25,000 per annum or below. A copy of the Bursary Guidance Document can be found on our website www.suffolkone.ac.uk Click the tabs: Information > Finance@One > 16-19 Bursary To find out more contact the Finance team by emailing: Finance@suffolkone.ac.uk
Key Sources of Information & Useful Contacts Beestons Tel: 01473 823243 Web-site: www.beestons.co.uk Twitter: @Beestons First in Norfolk & Suffolk Tel: 0345 602 0121 Web-site: www..co.uk Twitter: @FirstIpswich Galloway European Tel: 01449 766323 Web-site: www.gallowayeuropean.com Ipswich Buses Tel: 0800 919390 Web-site: www.ipswichbuses.co.uk Twitter: @ipswichbuses SuffolkonBoard Web-site: www.SuffolkonBoard.co.uk http://www.suffolkonboard.com/home-to-school-transport/getting-to-sixth-form-or-college-16-19-year-olds/ Twitter: @suffolkonboard