Further & Higher Education
Bromsgrove District is well located for those seeking Further and Higher Education. Its central location and regular train services into Birmingham mean that some of the best Universities in the Country are commutable from the town.
NEW College, Bromsgrove, B60 1PQ
Bromsgrove is also home to a state of the art further education college. NEW College, which also extends to campus’ in Redditch, recently benefited from a £multi-million extension to its Bromsgrove centre of excellence for Arts and Technology.
The NEW College campus is located on the outskirts of the town centre. NEW College offers a variety of courses to anyone aged over 16 and provides excellent facilities in order to give students the opportunity to make the best out of their course and gain high-quality credentials.
NEW College is renowned for its development of innovative projects with private and public sector partners, including the Artrix arts centre in Bromsgrove. Over the last ten years NEW College has invested over £40m on making sure that the campuses provide some of the best learning environments in the country.
Most recently the Bromsgrove Campus was extended to add even more fabulous new facilities to the Centre of Excellence for Arts and Technology, with this Centre now not only hosting the superb Harley-Davidson training school and Artrix Theatre but also new TV and music recording studios.
Bromsgrove’s central location and proximity to Birmingham and Worcester makes it ideal for accessing some of the leading Universities in the Country.
Birmingham is the UK’s second largest student city, with three universities (Birmingham, Aston and Birmingham City) and two university colleges (University College Birmingham and Newman University College), home to over 65,000 higher education students
For more information on Universities in Birmingham click the link below:
- Aston University
- University of Birmingham
- Birmingham City University
- Newman University College
- University College Birmingham
University of Worcester
As an alternative to Birmingham the University of Worcester offers high quality teaching and research in education, nursing, social care, sports, arts, sciences and business.
Over recent years, the number of people applying to study at Worcester has increased at a very much faster rate than at any other university in Britain. The University bucked the national trend of 9% drop in applications in 2011 by maintaining the number of people applying.
The University of Worcester is in the middle of a £100m investment programme and recent projects include the new City Campus, home to the Worcester Business School and Britain’s first university and public library which will provide a first class, truly inclusive, internationally acclaimed resource for students, staff and the wider community.