University Partners

University Centre St Helens has developed strong links with a variety of universities to ensure that you graduate with a prestigious qualification. When you choose to study for your degree with us, you will receive the benefits of smaller learning groups and increased contact time with our experienced lecturers. Graduating with a nationally recognised qualification, validated by a major university.

University of Chester LogoUniversity of Chester
University Centre St Helens is an approved academic partner of University of Chester. We have a very strong relationship with the University; it is also our largest university partner. Students on a University of Chester validated degree will have access to resources and support that students based at Chester also have access to including, library and online resources at any University of Chester location, Chester Student Union, a range of careers information resources and student support and guidance.

UCLAN Campus ShotUniversity of Central Lancashire Logo
University Centre St Helens is proud to be working in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to provide individuals with a range of learning opportunities in Higher Education.

UCLan courses run at University Centre St Helens are also governed by the same entry requirements and course regulations as students at UCLan, which means that you can progress onto UCLan to top-up your degree. For example, you can progress from a Foundation degree to an Honours Degree.

As a student studying on a UCLan course, you are still very much part of the UCLan community. You can enjoy the benefits of a wider range of University facilities and services, including library and online resources, student services including access to careers support via the UCLan website and UCLan’s Students’ Union.

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

Liverpool John Moores LogoUniversity Centre St Helens is proud to be a partner institution of Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), delivering a strong Foundation Degree programme with them.

LJMU is a contemporary university with the aim to give people the opportunity to maximise their potential through degree programmes that are stimulating, challenging and exciting.

As a student studying on a programme validated by LJMU, you will be entitled to use the universities library and resources at any of their three learning resource centres, as well as the Students Union.