Application deadline announced for ‘exhibition places’ to New College of the Humanities

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• Applications for New College of the Humanities’ ‘exhibition places’ due by Sunday 11 March • Exhibition places reduce NCH fees to less than many UK universities

Exhibitions are integral to New College of the Humanities and our objective of widening access and building a high quality student body. We look forward to continuing to receive applications from the brightest students from across the UK

New College of the Humanities (NCH) plan to award more than half of the ‘exhibition places’ for its September 2012 cohort on Wednesday 4 April 2012. These places are available to any candidate based on their academic merit alone.

Students who wish to be considered for these exhibitions to attend New College of the Humanities have until Sunday 11 March 2012 to complete their application via http://www.nchum.org/apply-now.

The exhibitions (worth approximately 60% of the fees), reduce the total fees to a net fee lower than many UK universities.

Professor AC Grayling, Master of New College of the Humanities, said: “Exhibitions are integral to New College of the Humanities and our objective of widening access and building a high quality student body. We look forward to continuing to receive applications from the brightest students from across the UK.”

Jane Phelps, Director of External Relations at NCH, said: “These places are based solely on academic excellence and a student’s potential to excel during their time at New College of the Humanities.”

NCH will offer assisted places – a combination of 100% scholarships which are means-tested and exhibition places to more than 20% of its first year’s intake in September 2012.

NCH’s innovative economic model combines scholarships and tuition fees. Its assisted places are a combination of the following:

  • Scholarships: means-tested, cover the full cost of tuition over a full three year degree. These are based on academic merit and students applying for these places will need excellent academic qualifications (with at least one A* at A Level predicted).
  • Exhibitions: available to any candidate, based on academic merit. Exhibition places are worth approximately 60% of the annual fees.

The New College of the Humanities Trust has been established as a registered charity in the UK and will offer additional assisted places.

New College of the Humanities will prepare students for University of London degrees in Law, Economics and humanities subjects including History, Philosophy and English.

Applications can be made via the NCH website http://www.nchum.org.

For further information, please contact:
Amy MacLaren, Alex Bevis or Scarlett Yianni at Colman Getty
T: 020 7631 2666
E: amy(at)colmangetty(dot)co.uk / alex(at)colmangetty(dot)co.uk / scarlett(at)colmangetty(dot)co.uk

About New College of the Humanities
New College of the Humanities is a first-class independent university college based in central London offering a new model of higher education for the humanities in the UK. NCH students will have one of the best staff-student ratios in UK higher education with one to one tutorials, and will be taught by Professors and tutors who are international experts in their fields.

It will accept its first intake of students in September 2012 and will initially prepare students for undergraduate degrees in: Law LLB, Economics BSc, History BA, Philosophy BA and English BA.

The College will be centrally located in the university district of London, Bloomsbury, and students will have access to many of the resources of the University of London: the exceptional library in Senate House, the University of London Union, sports activities as well as the opportunity to learn or improve language skills.

The applications process for NCH is independent of UCAS and applications can be made in addition to the five UCAS choices. Enquiries and applications can be made via the website http://www.nchum.org.

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