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Study a University degree at a College designed for you

It’s time for change

We are the only residential College for adults aged 19+ in the North. We will prepare you to re-enter education, gain employment or make a career change through immersive residential learning and specialist support.

Our students benefit from:

  • Studying alongside other adults.
  • Residential accommodation so you can focus on your studies.
  • Acres of National Trust gardens and parkland free for you to explore.
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What will you study?

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Ofsted Outstanding Provider

Rated by Ofsted as an Outstanding Provider

95%

student pass rate for 2020-21

95%

of students rated the College as good or outstanding in supporting them to improve their confidence to learn

What do you want to study?

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Access to University

Business and Management

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Community & Social Action

Counselling

Digital and IT

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Education

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English and maths

Health Sciences

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Mental Health Education

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Outdoor Learning

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Skills for Life and Work

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Social Studies

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University Level Courses

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Being a full-time mum has been amazing - now is the time to focus on what I want to do.Close quote

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l used to be a volunteer and now I am a teacher. The support and courses at Northern College have really changed my life.Close quote

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Studying at Northern College was incredible. Everyone there made learning so easy and enabled me to find direction in my life.Close quote

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I started with my English GCSE and just completed my Access to Higher Education course - I can't believe where Northern College has taken me.Close quote

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Why choose Northern College?


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Stay and study on-site with us

Fully focus on your studies by staying on-site with us.

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Explore our gardens

We have acres of National Trust gardens and parkland to explore right outside our building.

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We’re Outstanding

We’re rated by Ofsted, the UK education standards office, as Outstanding.

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Our pass rates are excellent

We have outstanding pass rates, to ensure our students achieve and progress.

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We support you all of the way

We have a whole team to support you through your studies to make sure you do well.

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We're only designed for adults

Make new friends and study alongside like-minded adults as part of our unique learning community.

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Working together to create a place for everyone.


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