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Life at Northern College

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Many students describe a period of short-term intensive study at Northern College as life changing.

On walking down the drive towards Northern College for Adults, you will immediately notice the calm, quiet surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Our college is housed in a Grade 1 listed building set in over 500 acres of National Trust gardens and parkland, free for you to explore during your studies to support your learning. 

What makes studying here so special, and beneficial for your learning and career goals? Here are just some of the benefits of studying with us:

  • studying alongside like-minded adults
  • residential accommodation so you can focus on your studies and receive wrap-around support
  • acres of National Trust gardens and parkland surrounding our building free for you to explore
  • staff specialising in adult education to support you every step of the way
  • excellent student achievement rates, regardless of entry level
  • a welcoming and inclusive learning environment
  • studying at a college graded as Good by Ofsted
  • discounted bus service and free parking.

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Why choose Northern College?


Where to start

If doesn’t matter where you are in your learning journey – we can help you find the best place to start.

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Student support especially for you

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

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Your home from home

Fully focus on your studies by staying residentially with us.

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Did you know you may be able to study for free?

We can offer you all the advice you need about course fees, funding support and Advanced Learner Loans.

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Find out for yourself

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Life at Northern College

Our students tell it best – find out more about their own journeys.

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