University Centre at Calderdale College
Watch the video to see why you should study at Calderdale College and find out where one of our University Centre courses could take you.
Art, Design & Media
Childcare & Early Years
Music & Performing Arts
Want to become part of a close-knit community of around 300 students and industry-experienced tutors with access to high quality academic skills support.
Studying with us…
Gives you access to superb on-site facilities for learning, sports and socialising.
Our competitive fees and local position help to make your studies more affordable and convenient too.
The support of our careers and student well-being teams as well as helpful tutors, and there’s every chance you’ll make friends for life along the way.
University Centre Partners
Why Calderdale College?
Learn from the experts – many of our tutors work in industry, with a wealth of knowledge, experience and employer contacts to set you apart from the rest.
Remain local – your ideal qualification may be on your doorstep at a fraction of the price.
Save money – Calderdale College offers flexible financial solutions which means there is nothing to stop you from achieving! Studying at the University Centre Calderdale College is more cost-effective than studying at a university. Your tuition fee loan only needs to be repaid once you earn over £21,000 per year.
Enjoy small intimate class sizes with excellent study support compared to university and full or part-time courses to fit around your lifestyle. Our dedicated study support helps you to achieve your learning goals.
We’ll ensure that you have the right sort of support to help them realise your full potential. We also have an award winning careers advice and student services team, who are on hand to offer information, advice and guidance.
We work closely with employers to ensure our courses deliver the skills and knowledge they need in the workplace and that you need for your chosen career.
We have broad range of degree courses to choose from, across a wide range of subject areas from Childcare and Creative Arts to Business and Sport and a wide range of professional qualifications on a part time basis from CIPD and ILM to AAT.
What careers could
our courses lead to?
*Figures are based on typical salaries in that job role from payscale.com/research/UK/Job
Up to £44K
Up to £35K
Up to £66K
Up to £64K
Up to £24K
Receive a £500 Bursary when enrolling on a foundation degree or HND at our University Centre.
Level 4 Bursary
The University Centre has introduced a Bursary Scheme worth £500, for new full-time Level 4 students. The money can be used on study materials, help with the cost of travel or covering costs associated with trips and external visits.
Eligibility for this Bursary Scheme will be based on good attendance and progress in your studies. Each eligible student will receive their first instalment of £200 in December, a second instalment of £200 in February, and the third and final instalment of £100 in July.
For more information about the Bursary Scheme please get in touch:
E-mail: HE Bursary Team – HEBursary@calderdale.ac.uk
For a full list of the University Centre’s regulations and policies please click here.
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Fees & Funding
If you are studying a higher education course at the University Centre you can apply for funding to help cover your fees and living costs from Student Finance England.
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Here at Calderdale College we’ve invested in fantastic facilities. Don’t just take our word for it, explore on the interactive map below.
Calderdale College Campus
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Percival Whitley Centre
- Digital Skills & Media
- Business & Enterprise
- University Centre
- Professional Studies
- Teacher Education
- Access to HE
- Curriculum Support
- Skills for Life
- Health & Social Care
- Early Years & Childhood Professions
- Dental Nursing
- Maths and English
- Employability & Life Skills
- D Cafe
- Job Centre Plus
- Business Support
- Executive Suite
- Meeting Rooms
- External Funding
- Full Works Salon
- Hair & Beauty
- Multi Faith Room
- 14-16 Suite
- Students Union
- Learning Centre
- Cuisine 1893
- Enrolment Suite
- Learner Services
- Trade Academy
- Sports & Fitness
- Animal Care
- Learning Centre
- Outdoor Pitches
Get your fresh Starbucks at our Inspire Café
Located in the Inspire Centre, our Inspire Café sells Starbucks beverages plus a range of sandwiches and snacks. It is open to students, staff and visitors to the Inspire Centre.
Where to find us
The Inspire Café can be found in the Inspire Centre, at our campus on Francis Street, Halifax.
Food and drink available
Within the café you can find a range of sandwiches, paninis, cold drinks and Starbucks beverages, plus a range of other snacks.
We offer an Inspire Café loyalty card, for every Starbucks drink you purchase you will be given a stamp and once you have collected 8 stamps you will get a free drink on us!