Burnley College

Higher education at Burnley College is provided in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire, based at the recently built campus near the centre of Burnley.

UCAS Code: C30

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Student Services and Facilities

Careers advice

  • Students are given careers and employability advice to ensure they are fully prepared for employment.
  • UCLan Burnley campus provides support, advice and access to the National Careers Service, CV writing, interview advice and tips, work experience and placements, job fairs and volunteering.

Disability support

  • For information on disability services at Burnley College, telephone 01282 733333 or email student.services@burnley.ac.uk.

Students' Union

  • The Student Union at Burnley offers a wide range of services including the Give it a Go programme where students  try something new on both a free and pay and play basis.
  • The Union supports student-led groups and projects, Burnley student forum, course representatives, and arranges social events.


  • The college's history dates back to the establishment of Burnley Mechanics' Institute in 1855.
  • A new £80 million, purpose-built campus was opened in 2009.


Burnley College, Princess Way , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 0EQ