The North East Centre for Lifelong Learning, part of the University of Sunderland, offers a large programme of high quality courses which are open to all and which meet a wide range of interests and needs in the humanities and science and in language learning. We deliver our programmes in Newcastle upon Tyne and in other venues around Tyneside and North East England. see map
We offer two programmes:
Explore is our subscription scheme for Lifelong Learning.
Think of it as a gym for the mind.
You pay a subscription to the scheme as a whole and you can attend as many open events as you wish and choose from a wide selection of bookable courses at no further cost.
By joining Explore, you can learn about subjects in the Sciences, History and Archaeology, Literature, Art, Philosophy, Film and about current issues.
Find out about Explore
If you wish
• to begin learning a new language
• to refresh part-forgotten skills
• to develop and keep fresh your competence
we have a wide range of European and Asian languages at levels from Beginners to Fluent Users.
Our tutors are native-speaker standard: you hear the language as used in its country.
Find out more about Languages
North East Centre for Lifelong Learning
2nd Floor, Bedson Building
Newcastle University Campus
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 515 2800
Hotline for Programme Changes: 0191 515 2890
Our Office is open
Please note that at busy times we may be unable to take your call. If so, please leave us a message with your name and number and we will get back to you as soon as we can.