Information & Support


Newbury College offers an excellent careers service for all students, whether they are looking to apply for further or higher education courses, apprenticeships or gain employment. The advice is confidential, free and impartial, and available to all.

Newbury College is the leading provider of vocational education for young people in West Berkshire. Vocational education is perfect for school leavers who want a more hands-on approach than the traditional academic route and we are working with local secondary schools to provide opportunities for KS4 pupils to explore future careers. 

Our campus in Monks Lane, Newbury, is situated in the southern part of town and includes many specialist areas to support the practical development of your skills including our engineering solutions lab, carpentry and electrical installations and plumbing workshops, motor vehicle workshops, art studios and media suites.

Here at Newbury College we see parents and guardians as partners in the education and training process and we encourage them to play a role in helping students progress towards achieving their goals.

Your health, safety and well-being are our number one priority. We have implemented a number of measures, in line with government guidelines, to ensure that you, other students and our staff members remain safe during the pandemic.

The information contained within this website is correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change. If you have any specific inquiries about any aspect of study with Newbury College or accessing one of our support services, please contact Information Services on tel 01635 845000.

At Newbury College we take the welfare of all of our students very seriously. If you have any worries about being bullied or harassed, your personal safety, including sexual harassment, or discrimination of any kind, both in or out of College, please contact a member of our Safeguarding Team.

Newbury College is committed to creating a flexible and supportive learning environment for all of our students. We aim to provide support that will allow individuals to access College, achieve their learning goals and reach their full potential.

As a Further Education (FE) college, Newbury College is required (by the Further and Higher Education Act 1992) to have a governing body known as the Newbury College Corporation.

Newbury College is committed to ensuring that everyone who wishes to attend College is treated fairly. The College is committed to the implementation of equality of opportunity for all learners, regardless of age, ethnicity, disability, gender, marital status, nationality and faith etc. It is our intention that everyone should have full and fair consideration for entry to the College.

The College has a dedicated bus service that runs from Thatcham to the campus in Monks Lane.

Term times and other important dates

The costs of learning can be difficult to meet. Depending on your personal and financial circumstances there may be funding available to you to assist you in successfully completing your course. There are some general funds and those that are age or circumstance specific.

If you are thinking about studying at Newbury College, but are unsure about how the different levels of qualification compare, the following guide provides a rough comparison of each of the main qualifications offered by us and other providers.

We are delighted you will be joining us in September and hope you are enjoying the summer.

We have planned your enrolment and induction at College in line with Government guidelines, this is to ensure your safety. This page will guide you through the necessary steps you must take to complete your enrolment.

Newbury College is committed to high quality learning opportunities for individuals and employers in West Berkshire, and the surrounding areas.