Free travel scheme for 16-18s*

Northumberland College has a travel scheme that means all 16-18 year olds who study at the college, living in Northumberland or Tyne and Wear and living more than 3 miles from their chosen place of study, will be entitled to free travel by public transport.

Northumberland College is also providing an extended bus service between Berwick and its main sites at Ashington and Kirkley Hall to better cater for students in north Northumberland. Furthermore, dedicated bus services have also been added from Cramlington to Ashington and from Cramlington and Blyth to Kirkley Hall. This will help to provide a comprehensive bus service to the students of Northumberland College.

All eligible students may apply for free travel passes for their journey to and from college by contacting the college Help Hub team on 01670 841 200 or by emailing Or click here to download an application form.

For those aged over 18, the college also provides bursaries for travel and other financial support, so anyone seeking course advice or information should call 01670 841 200.


Free meals at college for 16-18s

Eligible students aged 16-18 may also apply for free meals at college.  Click here to download an application form and return to the InfoZone team.


* Terms and conditions apply.