• Arts and Social Sciences

    Arts and Social Sciences

    This course is designed to provide access to Higher Education. It offers a unique learning experience to adults aged 18 or over, with few or no qualifications. Currently our former students are studying a wide range of subjects, including Literature, Politics, Psychology, Social Work and History in universities across Scotland [...]
  • Preparation for F.E.

    Preparation for F.E.

    Our six month full-time Preparation for FE Course, delivered over three days a week, offers adults an opportunity to prepare to return to full-time study [...]
  • Celtic Studies

    Celtic Studies

    This one year full-time course is designed for students who wish to develop knowledge and skills in Gaelic Celtic culture. The course includes a residential cultural visit to Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye to develop Gaelic language skills [...]
  • Forest College

    Forest College

    Now recruiting: Forest College, a 10 day outdoor leadership course starting in January 2020. Sessions are delivered at Newbattle Abbey College, in Lord Ancrum’s Wood and at the Forest Gatehouse [...]

Update on Coronavirus Situation

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Following instructions from the Scottish Government, the college buildings are now closed until further notice.

However, we are looking forward to the future and welcome course applications. If you have a query about your application, or need to contact the college, please email us . Keep safe and thank you for your support.

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News and Events

Conference postponed

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Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, it is with huge regret that Newbattle Abbey College has taken the decision to postpone the international conference:
The Declaration of Arbroath.

Details about the re-scheduling of this conference will be published in due course.

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