University Campus Barnsley (UCB) : Welcome
UCB is an attractive and historic building located in the heart of Barnsley next to the Town Hall. This small and friendly campus offers all the superb facilities and top-class learning opportunities you would expect from a large university. There is a strong emphasis on community and support which you do not always find at large universities and this ensures that all our students feel at home in Barnsley.
Investing in your future
- A total of £5.5million has been invested in the University Campus Barnsley by the University of Huddersfield with the help of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Yorkshire Forward and Objective 1, to provide top-class facilities.
- There are brand new specialist facilities for subjects such as Music and Music Technology, Art and Design, Digital Film and Early Years. We also have an entirely new IT infrastructure, including wireless technology throughout the building and a suite of creative and digital industries studios.
Why come to University Campus Barnsley?
- There is a diverse mix of students
- An impressive 96% of our graduates go on to find employment or further study within six months of leaving us; this is much higher than the national average.
- The University actively encourages students to get involved with enterprising activities and the University Enterprise Team helps to support aspiring entrepreneurs.
- Not only do you get a top class education studying at UCB, you also get an education at a fair fee
- The University of Huddersfield is debt free, meaning every penny you spend on your education is re-invested in you. This includes state-of-the-art facilities, first-class teaching and fantastic facilities. Find out more about our tuition fees for 2013/14.
- There is a creative culture at Barnsley and students are encouraged to demonstrate their creativity in their chosen field.
You can access some of the very best teaching and learning in the following areas:
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If you would like to visit University Campus Barnsley, please go to the how to find us pages for directions or contact us directly.
From 1 August 2013 University Campus Barnsley (UCB) will be managed by Barnsley College. UCB programmes commencing in September 2013 will continue to be validated by the University, and will lead to a University of Huddersfield award.