Specialist facilities for security, games and networking await those looking to pursue a career in the exciting and ever-changing world of computing technology.
As a computing student at Newcastle College you will have access to high-spec equipment which will set you up for a career in the fast-paced digital and computing industry. Our Trevelyan Building has two floors dedicated to our computing students and here you will use specialist software tools and industry standard facilities to give you the right skills to succeed in the digital industries.
Our computing training environments include:
Cisco and Microsoft technologies
specialist software and hardware to support mobile apps development, computer forensics and cyber security
Mac suite for game rendering and graphics production
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Newcastle College easy to travel to?
Set in the heart of Newcastle, we offer an unrivalled student experience. Our main campus is just a short walk from Newcastle’s main train station, allowing you to benefit from the city’s thriving student scene. Newcastle has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for some late night shopping, a thriving restaurant scene or award-winning culture.
Where will I be studying?
Digital technologies students are based in the Trevelyan building. Students have access to a dedicated Mac suite for game rendering and graphics production, network labs with Cisco and Microsoft technologies, IT pods and areas for vendor qualification training.
Students will also benefit from specialist software and hardware to support applications and mobile apps development, computer forensics and cyber security.
Do you have study areas for students?
You will have access to many learning spaces where our teams are on hand to help you with independent study, research and academic skills such as referencing. You will also have access to our library with excellent resources. Newcastle College has one of the largest further education college libraries in the north of England, with over 40,000 books and hundreds of journals, magazines, DVDs, e-books and e-journal resources.
Are there places to eat and socialise on Campus?
Students at Newcastle College have access to a number of in-house catering outlets. All of our catering facilities have a five-star Food Hygiene Rating and all of our outlets have been awarded the Heart of Newcastle Award for outstanding hygiene and healthy eating options. All catering outlets are available to learners in receipt of free college meals.
Restaurants are available within Parsons and Trevelyan on our Rye Hill Campus which serve a wide range of affordable hot and cold food including jacket potatoes, sandwiches and pastries, along with a number of snacks.