Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN
About City Campus
Our Aberdeen City Campus is situated in the heart of Aberdeen city centre, within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars and cafés.
The building is modern and dynamic, with state-of-the-art learning facilities and a wide range of social areas available to all of our students.
In recent years the campus benefited from a change to its exterior, with a re-cladding project boosting the energy use efficiency of the campus — reducing carbon emissions, energy consumption and energy maintenance costs.
The modern exterior now reflects the equally modern interior and state-of-the art facilities inside the building, offering a welcoming learning environment for all.
Aberdeen City Campus boasts a range of exciting learning and teaching facilities including a TV studio, training salons, training restaurant, computing labs, science labs, a basement studio theatre, art workrooms and more!
You’ll also find no shortage of places to grab a coffee or something to eat, and can make the most of the comfortable, spacious social and study areas situated throughout.
Aberdeen City Campus has excellent access to local and national transportation links such as rail and bus services.
Study at Aberdeen City Campus
Hair & Beauty Salons
Green Screen TV Studio
Although student parking is not available on campus, there are a number of public car parks in easy reach. The nearest is the West North Street multi-storey operated by Aberdeen City Council.
Information & Support
Our friendly staff at the Aberdeen City 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.
The campus is home to a theatre, music and rehearsal spaces, sound production, radio and TV studios, hair and beauty salons, professional kitchens, restaurant, science labs, photography studios and much more!
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.
Where to Eat
For staff and students there are a number of places to eat and drink on campus:
- Dino’s Cafe
- Quick Byte
- The Corner Shop
- The Kitchen
- The Refectory
RECYCol is North East Scotland College’s very own charity shop.
Sport & Fitness
The Aberdeen City Campus Fitness Suite is fully equipped with cardio vascular and resistance machines, along with a free-weights area. Trained supervisors are on hand for advice or assistance, and our games hall hosts a variety of activities and exercise classes.
Our Contemplation Rooms offer staff and students a quiet space to relax, unwind and partake in self-care.
Don’t take our word for it! Find out what our students think about studying at NESCol.
HND Web Development (including Digital Design and Development)
“I’ve had a passion for computing from a very young age. I decided when my son was starting school that it was the best time to go back and follow a dream I had put on hold.”
Qualification for Work, Level 4
“I love everything about NESCol! I’ve made good friends, get on well with my classmates and the lecturers are really nice. “
Carpentry & Joinery Apprenticeship
“I’ve really enjoyed my time at College. The facilities are excellent and it’s good to be able to use machinery and equipment that we don’t have access to onsite. The lecturers are great and because they’ve all come from industry they have a huge pool of knowledge. It’s really helpful to be able to talk through the work I’m doing in my day-to-day job with them. “
Business & Management
HND Administration and IT
“I am dyslexic and suffer with my mental health so it was great to be assigned the same support tutor for three years. She was always available to talk to if I found myself in crises and I felt really well supported.”
Music, Sound Production & Drama
“My lecturers were just fantastic, I cannot thank them enough for what they’ve taught me but also for how supported they made me feel. Their belief and encouragement of me as a singer songwriter has been invaluable and truly helped build my confidence to bring me to where I am today.”
Music, Sound Production & Drama
HND Acting & Performance
“I’m very grateful to NESCol for all they have given me and being named SQA Award winner is the icing on the cake.”
Sport, Fitness & Uniformed Services
HND Fitness, Health & Exercise
“Everyone, regardless of age or background, deserves success. Don’t wait for the perfect moment; if you have a goal, believe in yourself and take that first step.”
Travel & Tourism
HND Travel & Tourism
“I really enjoyed the course and College life in general. My lecturers were all very supportive, they really listen to you and were always on hand to provide additional help if needed.”
Roberto Bellini & Jack Gordon
Media, Communication & TV
HND Creative Industries: TV
“The course was absolutely fantastic and the facilities they have at City Campus are excellent. ” – Roberto Bellini
“I learned so much both in terms of theory and practical skills and the fact that I’ve already found related employment is great. “ – Jack Gordon
Art, Design & Photography
HND Contemporary Art Practice
“Coming to College turned out to be the best decision I could have made. I grew in confidence, and it really prepared me for university.”