Students are now able to enjoy discounts of up to 50% off at the
college's commercial services and attractions including The
Graduate Hair and Beauty Salon, winter car checks at the new motor
vehicle workshops, Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens, The Orangery
Tea Room, the zip wire at Kirkley Hall Activity Centre and Kirkley
Hall Dog Grooming Services.
The discounts will also benefit those students training in the
commercial environments with increased visitor numbers and greater
opportunities to practice their new skills.
Northland Xtra discounts are available to students of all ages
who study at any of the college's campuses. Students are simply
asked to present their Student ID to receive the discount.
'Out and About' discounts can also be obtained at participating
cinemas, leisure centres (swimming) and McDonald's.
As part of the Northland Xtra reward scheme students can also
participate in a range of free social enrichment activities
including use of the college gym and Wednesday afternoon enrichment
activities at Ashington Leisure Centre, the Duke of Edinburgh's
Award Scheme and computer club and all students will automatically
be entered into a monthly prize draw to win a free lunch time meal
for two in the brand-new restaurant at the Ashington Campus.
Students are also reminded that Northumberland College may be
able to provide financial support with the cost of studying,
depending on individual circumstances. Support may be available to
assist with the associated costs of studying including travel,
childcare, kit, books, equipment and meals whilst in college.
A free transport scheme for students aged 16-18 years old who
live more than 3 miles from their chosen place of study and
extended dedicated bus services were introduced this academic
Students are encouraged to drop into the Info Zone at the
Ashington and Kirkley Hall campuses or call 01670 841 200 for more
information and to check eligibility.
The full list of benefits and terms and conditions can be found
online at www.northumberland.ac.uk/xtra.