At the University of Northampton, all that we do is driven by our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change. The University of Northampton is ranked in the Top 20 for Student Satisfaction within the Complete University Guide 2015.
Start your degree education in Northampton
Providing a unique synthesis of academic excellence, modern facilities and campus life at the heart of Northamptonshire, the University of Northampton provides students with an outstanding learning environment in which they can excel. The institution is founded on six academic schools, each of which specialises in a particular discipline and offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and postgraduate course options; our quality is reflected in our overall student satisfaction rating of 89% in the 2014 National Student Survey.
Ideal central location
Easily accessible from London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge, Northamptonshire offers a plethora of cultural, social and historic attractions for individuals of all interests. Despite the rural ambience of the county’s rolling landscape, central Northampton provides students with a vibrant urban experience, replete with a retail centre, coffee shops, bars and sports centres.
Diverse exciting opportunities
The acclaimed Roadmender venue hosts weekly events which cater for all tastes, from 80s rock to reggae club nights; artists such as Kate Nash, We Are Scientists, Little Boots and Deftones have recently been welcomed to its stage. Central Northampton is also home to several multiplex cinemas, in addition to the more intimate Forum Cinema, which screens progressive international art-house films.
For more energetic moments, Northampton offers numerous high-octane activities ranging from premiership rugby, athletics events at a purpose-built stadium, motor racing and white-water rafting. To complement such active pursuits, the countryside of Northamptonshire is populated with cycle paths, canal walking routes, historic homes and stunning gardens.