When it comes
to support
no better.

The University of Northampton takes gold...

We’re proud to have been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This means you know you’re getting some of the best teaching in the country, not only this but you’ll also be one of the first students using our brand new £330 million Waterside Campus and get one of the most comprehensive student support packages in the UK.

We want you to concentrate on achieving your full potential and making the
most of your time at university, which is why we support you with all of this...

All the tools you need... and more.

Your support network.

During your time with us we’re there at every step with dedicated staff supporting in all areas of university life. Click below to find out more.

  • Academic support
    • Personal Academic Tutor who is responsible for overseeing your academic and personal development
    • Free courses to develop your academic skills
  • Work & employability
    • Dedicated work placements support team
    • UniTemps staff will help you find paid work
    • Develop the workplace skills you need for your chosen career with our Employability Team
  • Social life & living on campus
    • Students’ Union provide
    • Free sports clubs and societies and offer advice, support and representation
    • Dedicated support team for students living in Halls of Residence
    • On campus Multi Faith Chaplaincy
  • Your wellbeing
    • On campus Doctors Surgery
    • Fantastic student services teams providing advice and support with finance, funding, counselling and mental health
    • If you have any additional needs our ASSIST team is here to help

A warm welcome

Before you even arrive on campus we’re here to help. If there's anything you need during your application our dedicated study team are here to answer your questions.

Online study skills course

To make sure you settle into university life without any worries, we run online courses over the summer so that you can begin to develop some of the skills you’ll use during your degree.

On-campus summer experience

Everyone also gets the opportunity to come back onto campus over summer and stay the night! We run on-campus residentials so you can meet your classmates, explore the campus and try out living in halls.


You’re a UON alumni for life, which means we’re always here to help.

20% off Masters tuition*

And it doesn’t stop after you’ve graduated either, every graduate who achieves a 2.1 or higher is guaranteed entry onto one of our Masters programmes, meaning you can take advantage of our 20% alumni discount on your Masters tuition fee!

Continued career advice

We also want to make sure you find the work you want which is why all of our alumni get lifelong access to our careers service, just in case you ever need to call on us for a little CV help or interview pointers.

Join us at an open day

Our open days are a great way of finding out more about us and the courses we offer

Running from 9am to 3:30pm, each event has a packed programme of subject sessions, advice sessions and actitivies, designed to give you all the information you need.

For details of forthcoming open day dates and how to register to attend click below.

Register now