University Centre Rotherham


  • Location: Town

Student life

Taking the next steps whether after college or sixth form or even deciding to return to education later in life is a big decision and one that may not always be easy.

Choosing to continue your studies on a higher or degree level course can be exciting and the start of an amazing journey. However, it can also bring worries and doubts about moving away from home or building up student debt.

If you dream of the career you have always wanted, but don’t want to move away from home, we put students like you at the centre of everything we do. We will support you with every step of your journey to ensure continuing in education is the best decision you will ever make.

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Campus and facilities

We are a local provider, based in the heart of our communities, we offer a range of higher-level and degree qualifications accredited by top universities such as Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Hull.

With us you can gain a top-quality degree at lower-than-average fees on your doorstep whilst being assured that the quality standards are maintained to the highest level. Our lecturers are experts in their fields, with plenty of industry experience and employer networks to share with you. We will help you meet your career goals all whilst studying smart and locally.

Our small and friendly campus creates a fantastic student experience, as you will be recognised as an individual. You will learn in a supportive and relaxed environment in smaller classes compared to other traditional universities – meaning you will receive more, and better, access to one-to-one support and guidance. We care about all of our students and pride ourselves on our close-knit community.

Course locations

University Centre Rotherham (UCR)

Doncaster Gate, Rotherham, S65 1DA

Rotherham College - Town Centre Campus

Eastwood Lane, Rotherham, S65 1EG

North Notts College - Retford Campus

Diverse Education Centre, Old Hall Drive, Retford, DN22 7EA

Dearne Valley College

Manvers Park, Wath-Upon-Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7EW

North Notts College - Worksop Campus

Carlton Road, Worksop, S81 7HP