Find out about life at NHC

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The first thing you will notice at NHC is the warm and inclusive culture that we have proudly developed. It’s a dynamic, exciting and bustling environment in which to learn. Everyone at NHC works hard to make sure every student is supported to do their best possible work. This nurturing approach is at the heart of everything we do and is fundamental to our success. It’s also why our students rate NHC so highly in national satisfaction rankings.

Student life

Grow, learn and develop at NHC. Here you will benefit from meeting new people, trying different activities and getting the support you need to progress in your chosen career. Every one of our students is guaranteed a warm, friendly welcome and we know that you’ll love it here. Whilst at NHC, you’ll get fantastic support from our talented pool of teachers and high quality facilities. However, it’s not just about the grades. Try out different activities, get involved in social groups and expand your horizons. Our aim is that every day spent at NHC will build your capability and ambition for the future.

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About us

North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a Further Education college with campuses in Stevenage and Hitchin. We deliver full and part-time programmes to meet the current and future demands of the local economy across a range of sectors. In 2019, we ranked 5th in the country for student satisfaction. Additionally, our supported studies courses were rated as ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

NHC is part of Hart Learning Group which supports over 10,000 learners and employs around 450 staff.  The group includes;

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Our Community

We take our role in the community seriously – working as a positive force in our local area is core to our values. We feel it is important that we are highly visible and make a positive contribution. We host and promote numerous events and initiatives with community partners every year, including; schools, charities, businesses, sports, residents’ and public sector organisations.

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The parent hub

We know that to get the best for our younger learners, it’s vital to develop robust, collaborative and productive relationships with parents and guardians. Leaving school is a daunting prospect with big decisions to make. Now is the time to help your child find the right pathway to a bright future. NHC commits to working with you for your child’s success, and we share the following information to help you understand how we do that.

Information for parents