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Barnsley College

Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
Campus setting Urban
Living cost USD 1,091 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 5%
Institution type Private

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About Barnsley College

Barnsley College is well recognised as UK’s best colleges as approved by Ofsted, UK’s independent education inspection agency. They provide excellent further education standards in their effort to fulfill personal and professional development needs towards the industry. Located at Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, some 6500 students study at the college either for full or part-time and are continuously supported to reach their full potential. The college also welcomes diversity from its student community and has been receiving students from well over 70 countries.

Barnsley College offers subjects such as business administration, public services, mathematics, IT, as well as apprenticeship programmes. Adult learners are offered Skills for Life courses that consist of office skill, literacy, numeracy, ESOL, and even childcare. For students to gain a considerable amount of hands-on experience at mastering skills at the workplace, the college encourages them to take up apprenticeships programmes.

Campus information

Barnsley College, England has several distinctive campuses including:

  • Eastgate House
  • the Falcon Centre
  • the SciTech Centre
  • Old Mill Lane Site
  • Construction Centre Site
  • Bell Vue
  • the Honeywell Centre

The college also runs a Sports Academy that exposes students to opportunities to study and establish themselves as a performance specialist whilst realising their dreams in sports. Barnsley College takes great measures in building a very supportive environment for students with a disability, a specific learning difficulty, or even chronic health condition.

For fun and leisure, the college has many shops and facilities for students to utilities outside of their day-to-day classrooms.

By train, Barnsley College is:

  • 25 minutes from Sheffield 
  • 40 minutes from Leeds 
  • 1 hour from Huddersfield 
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from Manchester 
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from York 
  • 2 hours 20 minutes from Newcastle 
  • 3 hours from London 
  • 4 hours from Edinburgh

Accommodation

There are several options for prospective students of Barnsley College to choose from, including:

Residence Halls (Below 18 years old)

Students are offered a few comfortable accommodation areas near to campus which are also within walking distance to town. With this advantage, students can have local sightings with an available guide.

  • Light, spacious bedroom & en-suite bathroom
  • Study desk and chair
  • Bed and drawers
  • Accessible kitchen to students (note: self-catering or half-board option)
  • On-site laundry room, common room with TV and game/entertainment facilities
  • Supervisor/carer present
  • 24-hour security

Residence Halls and Private Accommodation (Above 18 years old)

Students are given the freedom to rent private accommodation or reside in a residence hall with other students. Similar to the residence halls, they are also located within walking distance of all Barnsley College campuses and town centre, shops and cafes.

Homestay

If students have a keen interest in the delving themselves into the British culture, then opting for a homestay with the locals is the first step. Every recognised homestay provides students with a study desk, chair, bed, wardrobe, and chest of drawers. Students are also given Internet and telephone access with nutritious home-cooked meals as bonus!

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Courses available 8

Creative Arts & Design 2 Education and Teaching 1 English Language 2 Humanities & Social Sciences 3 Law 1

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