Formerly known as Suffolk College, Suffolk New College is a higher education college located in Ipswich. The college is a multi-campus mixed general institute with the operating base situated in Ipswich. The Suffolk Rural (Otley College) and Suffolk New College on the Coast in Leiston (Alde Valley Sixth Form) is run by Suffolk New College. Originally founded in 2009 as the Suffolk College, The Suffolk New College was split in Suffolk New College which provided education and University Campus Suffolk dealing with higher education. Some of the available course in undergraduate and postgraduate education include Agriculture, Animal Care & Management, Nursing, Art and Design, Engineering, Business and Management. Some unique courses like Barbering, Arboriculture, Beauty and Therapy, Bench Joinery are also taught. More than 4500 students and 450 staff members are currently enrolled in the education courses.