About UCR

We are an affordable, friendly and flexible route to gaining top quality degrees in state-of-the-art facilities.

We opened our doors to students in Autumn 2018, providing access to higher education in a wide range of subjects to driven people looking to make a difference.

Our Level 4 to Level 7 courses allow our students to develop sought-after skills in Engineering, Caring Professions, Business, Computing, Performance, Media, Arts and Graphic Design, Education and much more.

Our degree and higher-level qualifications are accredited by top universities and awarding bodies including Sheffield Hallam University, the University of Huddersfield and University of Hull.

Inside UCR

Our centre is home to a range of dedicated facilities including a 120 person capacity seminar room, a fully equipped two-storey library, independent and group study spaces, exhibition spaces, social areas and a café.

Our courses are costed less on average than other local and regional higher education providers and we offer courses on both a full and part-time basis.

Our staff also take the time to get to know our students as individuals and we offer several student support services to foster a caring learning environment.

UCR Official Opening Ceremony

Our centre officially opened in a prestigious ceremony attended by senior RNN Group staff in June 2019.

The official opening included a tour of the impressive site, with Performing Arts degree students performing a short piece from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Students from across a wide variety of courses discussed how their learning experience in purpose built facilities, delivered by industry experienced staff, allows them to develop their employability skills and dream career prospects.