Newbury College (England)
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51°22′57″N 1°19′22″W / 51.3825°N 1.3229°WCoordinates: 51°22′57″N 1°19′22″W / 51.3825°N 1.3229°W
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The College offers a wide range of academic and vocational full and part-time courses to school leavers and adult learners. Part-time courses are delivered at venues across West Berkshire. Courses include GCSEs, NVQs, BTECs and apprenticeships. The College also offers a provision for higher education courses, including courses linked with Reading University and Buckinghamshire New University.
Monks Lane Campus
The campus at Monks Lane offers fully equipped rooms for meetings and conferences. The classrooms also offer space for meetings. A regular shuttle bus service operates between Newbury railway station and the College during term time.
A centre for dance, drama and events, its performance hall can seat up to 120 people. It opens out to a courtyard and terraced seating area, enabling performances to take place to an outside audience in good weather.
Officially opened by Lady Carnarvon in 2006, the garden, used for learning about planting, growing and cultivating flowers and vegetables, has a greenhouse, polytunnels and fully accessible raised flowerbeds.
Hair and beauty salons provide a commercial environment for students to learn and are open to members of the public for treatments.
The College has a purpose-built, air conditioned training kitchen for students studying catering and hospitality. Alongside the training kitchen is a fully functioning restaurant that is open to members of the public.
The sports hall is used by the students for a variety of sporting activities. It is used by members of the public outside of College hours for club-based activities.