International Students

Why study in the UK?

The UK is a welcoming, diverse and highly preferred destination for International students and attending a college or a university here will provide you with a world-class education.

The UK is an infusion of different cultures and offers historical landmarks, cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages. As an international student, you will experience the varied cuisines the UK has to offer. The UK has great transport links and is home to some of the best International sporting and entertainment events.

Why study at Barnsley College?

Barnsley College is committed to delivering world class education and offers young people outstanding learning opportunities.  Our vision is driven by a profound ambition to motivate, enable and develop all young people holistically, equipping them with world-ready skills to fulfil their potential and make a positive contribution to the global economy.

Barnsley College is recognised as ‘Outstanding’ by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted); with high quality innovative teaching in an academic environment.

Experience our contemporary campuses with world class facilities combined with unique, safe and studious location.

About Barnsley

Barnsley itself is a student friendly, safe and vibrant town. It is a perfectly placed in the UK to allow you to visit all the greatest attractions. Barnsley is on the doorstep to some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK; the scenic Pennines and Peak District are a short journey away, opening up a whole new world to explore

Barnsley is a great place to live and study with lots going on and if you want to venture out of the town, you’re close to many exciting places of interest.

By train we are:map_uk

  • 25 minutes from Sheffield
  • 40 minutes from Leeds
  • 1 hour from Huddersfield
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from Manchester
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from York
  • 2 hours 20 minutes from Newcastle
  • 3 hours from London
  • 4 hours from Edinburgh