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Outdoor Learning

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What others are saying

I have liked learning new skills and meeting new people. I have enjoyed how the course has been delivered and the activities that have been included.
It’s a life changing place. I started the access course in 2013 without a qualification to my name and not much hope. Last year I started my PhD. I’m now a different person. Take the risk and enrol. 
Cannot expand my vocabulary enough to give the college and people a high enough accolade. Truly Amazing. 

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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