Tour of North Star Campus


Please find below the tour route that you will follow on your physical tour, with some key bullets about what you will see; please feel free to print this out or view on your phone whilst you are on the tour.

The Avenue (Phoenix building)

  • A communal space where students are able to meet friends and have access to:
  • Student Services
  • Student Finance
  • Costa Coffee Shop
  • Shop (Food to Go)
  • Refectory
  • The Avenue is also used for Student Fairs and Open Events

Learning Development Centre (LDC)

  • Students are able to borrow fiction, non- fiction and coursework books and study guides
  • Students can access the computers for their coursework and virtual lessons
  • Access to quiet study areas
  • Students may have lessons in the classrooms
  • Careers Library
  • Access to the Higher Education Hub
  • Access to online resources to support their learning
  • Stationery sales


  • Walk around the outside of the Sculptor Building
  • Carpentry:
  • Industry standard workshops for Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery x 2 / Saw mill

You will be made aware of the location for Plumbing which also has industry standard workshops (Gemini Building) and our Wellbeing Centre (Orion Building)

  • We will then guide you past the Construction Centre where students study bricklaying and plastering
  • Workshops that closely replicate the workplace which are industry standard

Automotive (LYNX Building)

  • Inspection Ramps x 12 / 30 cars
  • Up to date diagnostic equipment
  • Close links with local employers
  • Classroom

Engineering (Corvus Building)

  • Mechanical Engineering workshops including mills, lathes, electronics, robotics and precision tooling
  • Electrical installation workshops
  • Welding workshops
  • Classrooms

Hairdressing and Beauty (Aquarius Building)

  • Industry standard training salons
  • The Academy (training salon open for public appointments)
  • The Salon

Animal Centre

  • Small mammals, reptiles and aquatics and birds
  • Classrooms


  • Seating capacity has been reduced as it is currently laid out for COVID safety
  • 3 food outlets offering a selection of hot and cold food throughout the day (8.30am – 2.30pm)
  • Own food can be consumed in this area

Q & A session to be held in the Refectory.

Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about what you have just seen or about the applications / enrolment journey.