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University living: Laptops, trips and internships

At the University of Northampton, everything we do, from funded trips to paid internships, is to give you everything you need to make a difference when you leave.

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Student Perks | University of Northampton

Student Essentials

International student perks

We also have a generous benefits package for our International applicants.

Laptops for students*

Write something. Design something. Change something. At the University of Northampton, we want every student to make a difference.

That’s why every eligible Home fee status student gets a free laptop when they study with us.


Full access to Office365 including Word, Powerpoint and Excel is provided for all University of Northampton students.

Full access to LinkedIn Learning. Thousands of online courses covering a range of professional and academic skills from industry experts, free of charge.

Free Sports and University Societies

You don’t pay to play. All sports and societies at the University of Northampton are free and any kit is also supplied free of charge by the Students’ Union.

Student Discounts: Gym and leisure activities

We partner with Trilogy Leisure, giving you discount at all their Northampton locations.

Funded field trips

Experience the world, on us. Many of our courses at the University of Northampton include a number of trips that’ll help you develop new skills, discover new cultures and explore new ways of thinking. We think that’s really important. So we fund all travel & accommodation costs on any compulsory study trips throughout your university course.

* Terms and Conditions Apply
** Valid for the length of your studies here. The University reserves the right to withdraw this at any time. Only available for students enrolled directly at The University of Northampton. It is not licensed for any students enrolled with partners.

Enhancing your student experience

Campus Life

Brand new £330M University Campus

The University of Northampton’s campus opened in 2018 and is built totally around you and how you want to study.

Free Course Resources

All your course books throughout your time as a student are available in our on-campus library, meaning there’s no extra cost to you.

There’s also access to LinkedIn Learning training resources as a student.

UON Experience Days

You’ll have the chance to experience a day of activities with us on campus, meeting potential classmates and getting a feel for student life at UON.

Looking for work after University?

Northampton Employment Promise

Guaranteed Graduate Internship for University students

Not landed a job 12 months after graduating, but completed a Changemaker Certificate Level 3 or Employability Plus Gold alongside your HND or three-year degree? We’ll find you a paid, three to six-month internship as part of our Northampton Employment Promise.

Northampton University Internship

Work for the University of Northampton, earn credit towards our employability award and develop skills and opportunities.

How to become an ambassador

Work for the University, get paid and earn credit towards our employability award whilst furthering your skills and opportunities.

We support your career

Student Funding

Financial help for our students

Financial Support for students

Includes criteria-based scholarships, specialist support for care leavers and support for applicants with additional needs.

Northampton Bursary

Eligible students with a household income under £25,000 will receive further financial support.

UON discounts and living support

Targeted initiatives and services are available, including subsidised catering, discounts and more.

Want to know more?

Contact us

For more advice about any of the support and services we offer please contact our Study team on any of the following:


0300 303 2772

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