Discover different degrees at the New College Durham University Center Open Event


Small class sizes, tailored learning support and flexible study options are just three of the many things that make studying at New College Durham University Center an incredible experience.

Students love studying at NCD so much that in the latest national student survey, the college received an impressive 89% for student satisfaction. That’s 13% higher than the average overall satisfaction score for most colleges and universities.

On Tuesday, October 4, the college is hosting an information and counseling event so you can experience for yourself what makes the NCD University Center so special. You can chat with expert teachers about degrees, HNCs and professional qualifications or learn more about higher learning with the learning team.

The Counseling and Careers Support Team will be on hand to answer questions about student finances while the Learning Support Team can discuss any support needs you may have. If you would like help applying for a course, the friendly staff will guide you through the application process and give you tips and tricks on completing your application form. You can also visit the exceptional facilities of the college.

At NCD, learning is delivered in informal classrooms and class sizes are kept small to provide a positive and friendly learning experience. Emma Hickson was extremely impressed with the support she received while studying for a BA (Honours) in Early Childhood Studies.

“I feel like I wouldn’t have had the individual attention and support of a small class at a large university. It helped me get a top-notch degree.”

Echo of the North:

Employability is a high priority at college. Many of their courses are designed in conjunction with employers and include industry tours, internships and live briefings with clients. James Calvert, a film and media student, found that the contacts he made during his studies led him to land a job in the media industry.

“The best thing about my course was the experiences that were provided. Several industry experts came to talk to us or held meetings on zoom, so I got valuable insights on how to get into industry, so I was put in touch with a professional in the sector and I was hired”.

Peter Morrison is Deputy Head of Higher Education at New College Durham.

He said: “When you become a student at New College Durham. you join a high-performing college with a wealth of experience in delivering higher education programs. All our qualifications are validated by official certification bodies and are subject to the same rigorous controls as universities, so you can be sure that you will get a top-notch education”.

The information and advice evening takes place on Tuesday 4 October from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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