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16 - 18 Support

Free and Discounted Travel

Find out if you could be entitled to free travel and learn about the amazing travel discounts you have access to as a student at Newcastle College.

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Free Travel and Parking

If you are aged 16-18 and joining Newcastle College from September 2021 you may be eligible for a FREE travel pass. We also offer complimentary parking for all of our students and staff (subject to availability).

NEXUS METRO STUDENT CARD

If you qualify for the 16-18 Metro Student Card you will receive a 50% discount off an adult season ticket. The 16-18 Metro Student Card lets you travel across all zones on the whole of the Metro system.

Visit: nexus.org

STAGECOACH UNIRIDER

If you regularly use Stagecoach buses then the Stagecoach Unirider might be the travel option for you. Unirider is available to full-time students aged over 16, who hold a valid NUS card. Unirider offers students discounted travel on all Stagecoach North East buses throughout Tyne & Wear and Tees Valley.

Visit: stagecoachbus.com

ARRIVA STUDENT SAVER TICKETS

If you regularly use Arriva buses to get around then an Arriva Student Saver Ticket may save you a considerable amount of money. Available to students studying full time, you can purchase tickets for a term or a full academic year.

Visit: arrivabus.co.uk

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNCIL STUDENT PASS

If you live in Northumberland, are aged 16 and over and are studying a full-time course you may be entitled to receive a free student travel pass. To qualify you must be attending a full-time course for at least 12 hours per week.

Visit: northumberland.gov.uk

NETWORK ONE STUDENT TICKET

If you are a full-time Student the Network One Student Ticket is a travel pass that will let you travel in Tyne and Wear on virtually every bus, the Metro, the Sunderland to Blaydon Rail Line, and the Shields Ferry.

Visit: networkonetickets.co.uk

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If you fall into one of the following categories you could be eligible for our 16-19 Vulnerable Bursary.

16-19 Vulnerable Bursary

Do you fall into one of the following categories?

  • A young person receiving Income Support, or Universal Credit because they are financially supporting themselves, or financially supporting themselves and someone who is dependent on them and living with them such as a child or partner.

  • A young person receiving Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payments in their own right as well as Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit in their own right.

  • A young person in care or leaving care.

If so, you may be eligible for support.

Contact Our College Support Team

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0191 200 4000