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Student Life

Education with you at the heart

Student life

Everything you need to know about your Newbold experience.

At Newbold, our purpose is to craft a community setting where students are nurtured and encouraged to unlock their potential as individuals, spiritually, personally and academically as they prepare to answer God’s calling.

Your spiritual experience
  • Weekly informal spiritual socials to develop a relationship with God as a student collective
  • Monthly College assemblies with staff to listen to messages of inspiration, intertwined with communal worship led by students
  • An international campus that encourages the learning of worship across diverse cultures
Your personal experience
  • The Newbold Student Association serves as the student's voice and organises events, gatherings, and fellowship to strengthen friendships and the student community.
  • Student care is totally bespoke to individual needs and requirements throughout their time at Newbold.
  • Cosy Halls of Residence to call your home throughout your studies, with dedicated communal areas to connect and build lifelong friendships with peers.
  • Dedicated 1:1 confidential counselling services to support you with any issues which may directly, or indirectly, affect your studies.
Your academic experience
  • Taught by leading academic staff who are approachable and passionate about guiding you as you answer God’s calling.
  • A curriculum that challenges, that encourages broadening of the mind and presents the opportunity to delve into the wonders of Scripture.
  • Classes that are interactive and engaging will profoundly impact students’ lives and inspire their future ministry.
Your home away from home
  • 38 rooms available

  • Free internet access

  • There is a Residential Life Staff member’s flat located within the building
  • Access to the building is by key access only

  • Rent is inclusive of all utility bills
  • Free laundry facilities

  • All rooms feature a washbasin
  • En-suite toilets and showers between each two rooms

  • Student lounge and recreation area

  • A kitchenette available

  • A residential prayer room

  • All rooms are equipped with battery-operated smoke alarms
  • All rooms are fitted with curtains or blinds
  • WiFi is available throughout the whole campus

    Family Housing Accommodation

    Family Housing options are suitable for students with a family or spouse. The College houses 36 one, two or three-bedroom flats across the grounds, around a 5-minute walk from the central campus points.

    Generally, the flats are self-contained units and each is provided with a cooker, a refrigerator and basic furniture such as beds, cupboards, a sofa, chairs, a table and a study desk. You will need to provide your own washing machine.

    Flats are allocated according to a priority system based on the course of study, size of family and sponsorship. Sponsored postgraduate students from one of the countries in the Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church are given the highest priority, followed by sponsored undergraduate students, non-sponsored students and non-degree students.

    Enquire about Family Housing

    Our Sports Hall Auditorium is a central focal point on campus and houses facilities for a variety of activities including five-a-side football, volleyball, badminton, floorball and basketball. Using the hall is a great way to socialise and stay active! For those looking to up their fitness levels, the hall also features a small weights room, available to use during general opening hours.

      Meet the Student Support Team
      Here, you are integral to the Newbold experience. We know you by name and work with you to ensure that your needs are met holistically throughout your time here.
      Serena Santona
      Academic Registrar
      "It is a privilege to follow my calling by working with and for our students. Seeing them grow and progress through their education makes me proud of what we can do as an institution. But the best reward is calling out their names when they graduate."
      Danilo Puskas
      Head of Student Life and Chaplaincy
      “University years are probably the most exciting of our lives. However, being a student is not always easy. That’s why I love to help Newbold students to navigate through this academic and spiritual stage of their life in creating a community where everyone feels that they belong and that they can use their gifts for the glory of God.”
      Gabriele Kamoi
      Student Finance Officer
      “Working with Student Finance gives me the opportunity to facilitate the financial steps students will take towards completing their academic journey. I remember that, as a student, I felt quite anxious about committing financially for the first time, so my hope is to help encourage students to take this step with support along the way. I'd like to think l that I am a small part of the process that helps our students make the most and best of the opportunities at Newbold.”
      Newbold Student Association

      Engage with other students through social, cultural,

      spiritual and sports activities.

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      Campus Ministries

      Explore spiritual activities and events

      for all tastes and styles of worship.

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