New College Lanarkshire was formed with the merger of Coatbridge, Cumbernauld and Motherwell Colleges. The college has campuses at Broadwood, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Hamilton, Kirkintilloch and Motherwell, and links with community learning centres across Lanarkshire.
The college offers over 800 learning opportunities to around 20,000 students.
Courses and subjects
The college offers courses in a range of qualifications from National Certificate (NC) and National Qualification (NQ) right through to degrees, which are offered in conjunction with the University of the West of Scotland and Northumbria University. Vocational qualifications are also available.
Courses are taught through six faculties: Business, Social Science and Sport; Care and Science; Computing and Creative Industries; Engineering and Automotive; Service Industries; and Supported Learning.
Facilities and services
There is a wide range of amenities across the campuses, including: learning centres and libraries, with chill out and social spaces; cafes; training restaurants; and hair, beauty and complementary therapy salons. Student advice and guidance staff are available across all campuses.
The college has a specialist sports campus at Broadwood Stadium, with top class facilities, including a state-of-the-art gym and classrooms. The sports performance courses are led by sports professionals. The Cumbernauld Campus houses state-of-the-art recording studios and an in-house radio station.
The college has a strong focus on skills, which underpins its new brand positioning of ‘Skillset For Life’. Whether it’s beauty or baking, sports or science, cars or computers, the college is focused on helping students turn a passion into their career.