Northampton is proud to be one of the best Teaching Universities in the UK, having been awarded Gold – the highest possible mark – in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Government found outcomes for students to be “outstanding”.
- 99th in the Times University Guide 2019
- 93rd in the Guardian University Guide 2020
Northampton has a unique commitment to social impact, supporting staff and students to have a positive effect on the world. Courses and extra- curricular activity are designed to promote the idea that everybody has the power to make a positive impact on society – small changes that add up to make the world a better place. The University actively focuses on making sure you have all the support you need at this important stage of your life. Face-to-face teaching is enhanced by the latest developments in technology to give students flexibility in the way they learn.
The Student Information Desk is the one-stop shop for answers to all everyday questions about life at the University: from disabilities to visas, counselling to mental health support. The Multi-Faith Chaplaincy brings together the university community, regardless of belief, sexuality or gender and the Students’ Union is one of just two in England providing free sports and societies to students.
The University also offers a range of rooms to suit all budgets in Halls of Residence based off-campus. Whatever you choose they are fully furnished with utilities included in your rent, although you will have to pay for a TV licence if you have a television. Rooms have network and Wi-Fi access, providing links to the University computer network. The University takes student safety seriously with round the- clock on-campus security cover, CCTV cameras and the Residential Life Team providing pastoral support and guidance.
Northampton is within 90 minutes of Leicester Square in central London and within easy travelling distance of major centres such as Birmingham, Luton, Milton Keynes and Leicester. Served by five international airports, Northampton also benefits from excellent road and rail links to all parts of the UK and Europe.
Nationally acclaimed music venues and theatres located close to campus, multiplex and arthouse cinemas, a wealth of restaurants, bars and cafés offer students a genuine urban experience, while the county known as ‘The Rose of Shires’ boasts rolling countryside, castles and canals waiting to be explored.
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