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Our largest campus, situated alongside the City’s beautiful quayside, offers learners a wide range of further and higher education courses delivered in multi-million pound, state-of-the-art facilities.

Conveniently situated only 10 mins walking distance from the Foyle Street bus station, Strand Road campus offers a wide range of courses for school leavers aged 16-18, including A-Level equivalent qualifications, foundation degrees and a huge variety of vocational courses. We also offer a range of popular Access courses for adult learners who would like to get back into education.

Subjects you can study at Strand Road Campus

  • Access to Higher Education
  • Art & Design
  • Business & Administration
  • Care & Health
  • Computing
  • Construction & the Built Environment
  • Early Years
  • Engineering
  • Hair & Beauty
  • Hospitality & Catering
  • Media, Multimedia & Journalism
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Sport
  • Travel & Tourism


  • Gym and fitness suite
  • Hair and Beauty Salons with thermal spa
  • 170 seat performance theatre
  • Dance studio
  • Soundproofed music rehearsal and recording studios
  • TV production studio
  • Photographic studio
  • News and Radio studio
  • Fine-dining restaurant, cafés, training kitchens and barista bar
  • Specialist art and design studios
  • Apple Mac Multimedia suites with the latest industry software
  • Fully equipped Science, Engineering and ICT Labs
  • Open Access Careers Academy
  • Spacious, well equipped Library and Learning Resource Centre

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If you want to find out more about the facilities and courses offered at Strand Road campus, or need some friendly and impartial advice on choosing the right course for you, our friendly and knowledgeable Careers Team are here to help.

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Email and a Careers Advisor will be in touch to book an appointment with you. This can be done by phone call or video call – whatever works for you.

  • Image of Leroy Grant (Barbering)
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    There’s such a social and friendly atmosphere at the college. My lecturers are extremely supportive and the facilities are first class.
    Leroy Grant (Barbering)
  • Image of Vanessa Canning (Hair & Beauty)
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    My time at NWRC gave me the confidence to open my own Beauty Salon. Now I'm a part-time lecturer for the College.
    Vanessa Canning (Hair & Beauty)
    Hair & Beauty Management
  • Image of ROE (Roisin Donald)
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    The College has helped me become a better musician. I started at NWRC, now I'm supporting Robbie Williams at Hyde Park!
    ROE (Roisin Donald)
  • Image of Eoin Callaghan (Performing Arts)
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    My course has helped ignite my passion for Musical Theatre and gave me the confidence to follow my dreams!
    Eoin Callaghan (Performing Arts)
    Performing Arts
  • Image of Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
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    I now have the opportunity to progress to University and achieve my chosen degree in only two years due to the preparation I received here at NWRC.
    Jordan Downey (former Student Union President)
    Sport and Exercise Science
  • Image of Tipsudar Cochrane
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    I progressed from NWRC directly into final year of a degree programme at Glasgow School of Art, along with my twin sister.
    Tipsudar Cochrane
    Fashion & Textiles
  • Image of Declan Porter
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    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter
    Advanced Automotive Studies
  • Image of Tonya Webb (Health & Welfare)
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    The support I received at College helped prepare me for work in the Healthcare sector. I'm now a fully qualified, registered nurse.
    Tonya Webb (Health & Welfare)
    Health & Welfare (Access)
  • Image of Joycie Rajan
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    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan
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