Why New College Durham?

Recognised for excellence and innovation, New College Durham is modern, progressive and relevant. Here, students gain an education that suits both their community and lifestyle, enjoying a £35 million campus in the heart of Durham.

A sought-after student experience

In terms of student lifestyle, we offer the whole package, balancing academics with a community vibe and a buzzing social scene. On top of being a fantastic place to learn, this is the ideal place to grow and form lifelong friends, with excellent transport connections, proximity and free on-site parking making the commute convenient and stress-free.

We are a college that offers university-level programmes, meaning you’ll reap the benefits community-led higher education in a supportive learning environment that’s a cut above the rest.

Breaking down the barriers of further study, we ensure our teaching is diverse, engaging and accessible. We'll help you identify the perfect course, and our experienced educators and qualified support team will ensure you stay on track. We have everything in place to help you achieve your dream career ambition.


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Why choose New College Durham for Higher Education?

Come and experience higher education with us.  We can give you life changing experiences and qualifications.


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