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University of Northampton

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Overview of University of Northampton

A public university based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England the University of Northampton was formed in 1999 when a number of training colleges merged together. It was in 2005 that the institution gained full university status. 

Currently, the university has invested about £330 million in the Waterside campus

It encompasses a complete range of integrated learning environments

Besides a 24 x 7 library and a learning zone, the campus is also designed to fit 21st-century learning 

Full range of integrated learning environments.

With minimal environmental impact, the university is just one of the few institutions to be ranked Gold in the TEF or Teaching Excellence Framework

Leading the way and adding value to society, the University of Northampton UK is one of the youngest universities in the UK

Named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012, the University of Northampton world rankings are higher than most of the others.


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Northampton is situated 90 minutes from Leicester Square in central London and within convenient reach of major centers such as Birmingham, Luton, Milton Keynes and Leicester. Served by five international airports, Northampton also benefits from excellent road and rail connectivity to other regions of the United Kingdom and Europe. Nationally acclaimed music venues and theaters located near campus, multiplex and art-house cinemas, a range of cafes, bars and cafés give students an authentic urban experience, while the county known as ‘ The Rose of Shires ‘ offers rolling hills, castles and canals waiting to be explored.

Student Life

Students can be assured of a great social life as they enrol into the University of Northampton 

You will be provided with several opportunities to make newer friends, enjoy newer hobbies and explore everything that the town has to offer

The University of Northampton assures international students of a supportive environment 

There is a spate of student support services available for international students to make you feel absolutely at home

Participate in a variety of sports, culture, and history during your free time

Accommodation is available at Waterside Halls, St. Johns Halls, and Scholars Green Student Village. For all new and full time, first-year students, a room in the Halls of Residence is guaranteed

All applicants eligible to apply will receive a detailed email about the application process

Campus safety is ensured 24 x 7 by the UON Police team

Student support is offered in the form of work and employability advise, academic support, well-being, social life, on-campus residence and understanding your subjects better.

  • Bill Drummond – record producer, artist, and musician
  • Dallas Campbell – stage actor and television presenter 
  • Felippe Moraes – independent curator 
  • Jon Bewers – Football player
Useful Facts
  • Northampton is the best place to set up your independent business
  • The city is considered as the shoe-making capital of the world

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