I am pleased I was able to experience the new build for UCNL before the end of my degree. The move made the uni experience more real. I have enjoyed learning varied subjects that have helped with my current work and hopefully, this degree will create opportunities for my future. The university setting and environment is great and I have made some life long friends.
The program and its varying subjects has helped with decision-making and problem-solving abilities - this has been useful within work scenarios. Group work has enabled me to identify stregnths and weaknesses in both myself and my team members which is a good skill to transfer to work scenarios. Balancing full-time employment and a full-time programme has been easier with time-management skills.
Knowledgable tutors are able to share their experiences which supports the theory being taught and makes it real life and easier to understand. All tutors are approachable and easy to talk to about any issues regarding university or even personal matters. Lecture and seminars taught straight after each other makes learning easier, rather than changing subjects every hour.
new building, student areas, study spaces
Easy to contact tutors. Feedback is comprehensive and in-depth and can be transferred across all subjects that require written or verbal assessment.
So far I have enjoyed my learning journey, some parts have been difficult but with the support of the tutors and my peers I have pushed through. It has opened up my opportunities of employment
Every year my uni has a exhibition on which it is mandatory to participate as it is part of the course, at the exhibition external businesses come in and speak to us, this allows businesses to see how well we work
I like that each module is assessed in different ways so I’m not writing essays all the time.
Wide range of books and online materials via online portal and libraries. Good variety of healthy meals and snacks.
I have dyslexia and find there are loads of support options for me if I choose to access them. Feedback from my tutors are very useful. There are lots of different personal supports options available
I have throughly enjoyed my experience of UCNL so far, I have met some incredible awe inspiring people in the form of my tutors and support staff. I have made friends for life and I am learning skills I did not know I could achieve. UCNL has opened up a different world to me and has given me opportunities I never dreamed possible.
UCNL has an engagement and employability award The SEE award which gives us the opportunity to volunteer in different areas of the campus to gain experience and this in turn gives us an extra certificate towards the CV. I myself volunteer and have found the process rewarding and has given me extra skills I did not expect to gain.
I love my course and tutors, they create interactive lectures and seminars which are both thought provoking and engaging. We are taught in many different ways and the assignments are written in a way which give scope for new skills to be gained. From podcasts and Posters to Presentations and Reports I feel my course captures all skills required to successfully enter the workforce.
The facilities at our new UCNL campus are wonderful. We have a fantastic library and lecture chamber complete with working microphones to have your voice heard in any situation. The study bikes are an interesting concept and great for students who need to study but want to exercise at the same time and of course Starbucks!
We have a fantastic Academic support team, who support program staff with Academic skills sessions and one to one student meetings. The feedback we receive from tutors via Moodle is in depth and clear to ensure progress in future similar assignments, it is also noted on the main body of the assignment in the form of notes so they are specific to each part which is written, this is helpful in ensuring things are done differently in future assignments.
The tutors are amazing and offer support and are so knowledgeable in their field, the course has developed me personally as well as professionally and would recommend the college to anyone
Brilliant. Outstanding. Wonderful. Immensely enjoyable. Great tutors, great support staff, great location, fantastic learning curve. Looking forward to each academic day with gusto! Don’t want to leave:-)
Very proactive in work skills, guidance in uni /work prospects. Lecturers very helpful in explaining how the course can fit into areas of work once we have completed the course. Careers department available to us is very up to date and always being updated. Being a mature student I also have a history of working but now looking forward to using the degree for a much higher career choice.
I really enjoy the whole university experience. I look forward to going and getting stuck into the lessons. The tutors are great and really do help with the structure of each class. Old head and I admit I do struggle with the amount of work sometimes, however this I knew would be part and parcel of going to university. The tutors really put the time and effort to explain the lesson and the outcomes. The course content is super interesting and I am surprised at how much I have learnt already. I can’t really say that there is anything I dislike.
Plenty of facilities to cope with my own personal needs. Nice cafe, very clean toilet facilities, very clean and airy classrooms. All round nice place to study.
100% fully supported in all aspects both educational and personal. Can not fault at all.
Am surprisingly enjoying myself, the support from the tutors is great there only an email away, the librarian is really helpful and she’s always a delight and always happy to help.
They give me all the support I need to help me develop my professional development
I like the friendship I have with the tutors and the others on my course, I like that most to assignment are on my subject interests.
The support is great, there tutors are always an email away
I’ve attended UCNL / University centre for 5 years now and each year my experience gets better. Fantastic! I’ve learned some skills for life alongside theory, policy and much more. Group work and presentations allowed me the opportunity to gain confidence in situations out of my comfort zone and push me to achieve more.
Definitely! I use everything I learn at university in my practice within early years. I believe this enhances the quality of my teaching therefore impacts upon better outcomes for children.
Evening courses which fit well around my work schedule is a positive. The least liked aspect of the course is often the limited choice of books in the library or often enough there is only 3 copies of one book.
Fantastic tutors who have great subject knowledge, good facilities such as library, IT resources etc.
Never used any counselling so cannot comment. Tutors, specifically Nisrin Altabba, Gillian Reid & Debbie Jensen, are highly qualified, knowledgable and inspiring to say the least!
Great tutors, vibrant new University, exciting new possibilities. In a position to make real change to the future shape of the university. Looking forward to Future opportunities.
I would recommend it to lots of people as I had a fantastic time there and graduated twice with a foundation degree and a BA honours. I received continuous support from all tutors throughout my 4 years there and felt that I was guided every step of the way to achieve what I thought would be impossible for me to achieve. The college has amazing tutors who are enthusiastic and passionate about their job and their students.
There was many opportunities to get involved and volunteer with things going on in the outside community. We had chances to have employability work shops and skills. There were many fantastic trainings and speakers who came in and delivered amazing training and workshops to us.
I liked the small groups and the way there was no exams and only assignments which was great.
They were great, the library had many rescources and online rescources to use.
I think the tutors provided exceptionally fantastic support and was there for me at any time of day when I needed them. The support they provided is commendable. They always responded to emails as soon as they could and every tutor went the extra mile to ensure all students achieved what we wanted. Feedback on assignments were very detailed and helpful which was beneficial for future assignments
My whole experience of the college has been very good. If i have struggled the support has been very helpful. Tutors have been very supportive and helpful with everything i have needed.
The college increased my employability by helping myself to achieve my best efforts and build on my confidence.
My courses are all taught by highly professional tutors who provide all the information needed. They provide all the support needed through the course.
The colleges facilities are amazing. Everything you need is there for you.
The support is amazing. All tutors are their when needed. Feedback is brilliant and precise. If unsure tutors will help to clarify the issue.