Newbury College, Monks Lane, Newbury, RG14 7TD

Catherine Smith-Holland

01635 845308

What does your company/organisation do?

The College works with employers across the region to provide solutions to their skills needs and delivers education and training to young people and adults to support their career aspirations.

What do you love about Newbury West Berkshire?

The area combines a fantastic environment, with a vibrant economy, exciting cultural opportunities and, of course, the very best in education and skills provision.

Why are you involved in the Newbury West Berkshire EDC project?

To help to raise awareness of the area as a great place to live, work and learn.

We all love good stories – please share one involving your organisation in relation to Newbury West Berkshire (the place/community).

The most exciting project the College is currently working on, in order to enhance Newbury and West Berkshire, is the establishment of the University Centre Newbury.

The UCN will be housed in a new purpose-built centre on the Newbury College campus, as a partnership of employers, training providers and universities. The Centre will utilise advanced digital technologies to support learning and will be the first new building in West Berkshire to be designed to the ‘zero carbon’ standard.

The University Centre will welcome its first learners in September 2020, focusing on the key higher-skills needs of the local economy.

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