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Why Choose New College

Affordable Fees

Many universities charge up to £9,250 per year. Thanks to lower fees for the same degree. A BA (Hons) degree at New College is a more affordable alternative to University.

Quality Teaching

Our lecturers are highly qualified and have a huge bank of professional experience. They know exactly how the skills and knowledge they teach transfer into the real world and help our students do precisely that.

Convenient Location

Having access to University courses right on your doorstep allows you to easily fit your studies around your existing life with family and friends as well as any work commitments. Remove the hassle and expense of living away from home. Not having to change your surroundings and lifestyle means you can focus more on accomplishing your goals.

Strong Partnerships with Local Universities

All of our Foundation Degrees and BA (Hons) courses are accredited by our partner universities, Bath Spa, Oxford Brookes University and the University of Gloucestershire; providing you with more opportunities to stay local whilst gaining a university accredited degree. We also work with other recognised awarding bodies such as Pearson, so you can be sure your quali­fication is recognised in the workplace.

Expert Support and Guidance

Unlike larger universities, we can offer you more one-to-one time with your tutors and tailored, individual support throughout your learning to best meet your needs.

Outstanding Student Support

We pride ourselves on putting our students at the centre of everything we do. That means our team of tutors, learning support assistants, disability officers, career advisers, counsellors and chaplains are all here to offer confidential advice and support wherever you need it.

Industry-standard Facilities

- Library and Open Learning Centres across both campuses

- Sport Centre with Fitness Suite, Sports Hall and 3G Football Pitch (Discounted memberships available to students)

- Art and Design Studios

- Photography Studios and Darkroom

- Theatre and Dance Studios

- Engineering Workshops and Labs

- Health Skills Suite

There are dedicated Higher Education Centres at both our Queens Drive and North Star campuses. They offer facilities exclusively for our undergraduates to study and relax.


*Free HP Notebook for all Higher Education Learners

Each student who enrols on an HNC/HND at New College will receive a Free HP Notebook to help with your studies. The Not only that, but after completing the course, the device is yours to keep at no extra cost! Get your Free HP Notebook.

*Subject to eligibility criteria and terms & conditions

Graduation Ceremony

A celebration of all your hard work to share with friends, family and classmates!

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