Welcome to The University of Northampton, a unique blend of vibrant campus life, superb facilities and academic excellence. At the heart of all that we do and offer, is our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change. We are proud of our ground breaking new areas of study and our growing reputation for research excellence, with state-of-the-art facilities and technology that ensures all our students have access to extensive libraries, IT suites, studios, innovative learning spaces and laboratories. To ensure you get the very best, at every step of your university journey we have also invested millions of pounds in new facilities and buildings on both campuses. University life is spread across two linked campuses, with restaurants, shops, bars, Students' Union and a range of accommodation options. Enterprising and Student-focused Based in Northamptonshire, at the heart of England and only a short journey from London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge, means there is never a shortage of things to do and see. While the county boasts rolling countryside, castles and canals the town of Northampton offers students an exciting urban experience, complete with adrenalinepacked activities, nightclubs, bars, shops and sports. At The University of Northampton we offer all our students an outstanding academic experience, filled with learning and teaching excellence, cutting edge facilities and an exciting and stimulating life both on and off campus. By 2015 our aim is be the top university in the UK for social enterprise. We're already on our way to achieving that, having won the Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Entrepreneurship award from UnLtd and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) this year. In 2011 we were shorHisted for two prestigious Times Higher Education Awards - "Entrepreneurial University of the Year" and "Most Improved Student Experience", voted for by our students.