Aberdeen Altens Campus
Find out about study, sport and recreation facilities at Aberdeen Altens Campus, as well as important resources for information and support.
About Altens Campus
Our Aberdeen Altens Campus houses many of the engineering, construction and automotive courses on offer, and is perfectly situated at the beginning of a main arterial transport route to Stonehaven and the South.
The building has been designed and landscaped to provide lots of social areas, which are vital to the life of any modern educational campus, and the main building incorporates a wide variety of CO2-reducing measures.
The Campus is home to construction and automotive workshops, engineering workrooms, a top floor restaurant offering views out to the sea, a state-of-the-art fitness suite and more!
See below for more information on the study and leisure facilities, and the information and support facilities available at the Aberdeen Altens Campus.
The College runs a bus to our Altens Campus to and from Aberdeen City Centre (excluding holiday periods).
Face coverings should be worn while travelling on our transport unless an exemption applies.
Information & Support
Our friendly staff at the Aberdeen Altens Campus are in place to welcome you to the building, help you find your way around and help with any questions or queries you might have.
Our staff are dedicated to helping you make the most of your studying, so can assist with anything from IT queries and finding information, to how to access resources.
Sport & Fitness
Promoting the health, well-being and fitness of staff and students.
Where to Eat
Take a break at one of the places to relax, eat and drink at Aberdeen Altens Campus.
Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 4:15pm
Study at Aberdeen Altens Campus
Don’t take our word for it! Find out what our students think about studying at NESCol.
HNC Business, SCQF Level 7
“I’d like to stay within football but on the business side. I’m not 100% certain on that, that’s where I think the HNC in Business is great foundation.”
Joinery SCQF Level 5
“I’ve been so surprised by the meditative qualities of working with wood and it’s such an antidote to digital life.”
Sport and Exercise Massage, Introductory followed by SCQF Level 6
“The evening class was a revelation. I never dreamt of a different career path but I just got completely hooked!”
Introduction to Manicure
“Anyone can do the course – it’s great for anyone who wants to learn something new for themselves.”
Preparation for Work
“I thought I was coming to college for education, but I got so much more than that: friendships, support, independence, guidance and a push when I needed it. I have had such an amazing journey here.”
Shell Engineering Scheme
“Teaching was always something I was interested in but it was important to me to get industry experience first. I was delighted when the lecturing opportunity came up at NESCol and I am now really enjoying my time back at College but on the other side of the fence!”
Business & Management
HND Advertising & PR
“The course provides you the skills to communicate whatever it is that you’re trying to sell. It’s been fantastic. It gives you a really supportive environment – especially if you are coming back into the world of education from work. That’s the route that I took and it’s been really fantastic in that regard. But if you’re a school leaver as well, College gives you practical skills alongside the theory that you’re learning, so even if you decide not to go to uni, you’ve got those skills there and you can utilise them to go into work. It’s really, really valuable in that way.”
Music, Sound Production & Drama
HND Acting & Performance
“The lecturers are industry experienced and maintain a high standard which really gives you that extra push you need as a school leaver. My lecturers went above and beyond to help me in any way they could and I know that they still would today.”
HND Social Sciences
“I found my time at college to be the perfect link between leaving school and starting university. The course was interesting, the assessments were rigorous and gave me the skills to work alone, as well as part of a group, which served me well at university. The lecturers were engaging and treated students as adults which created a good atmosphere for learning.”
Business & Management
“I’m so pleased that I had the courage to return to College, it’s opened so many doors for me”