Welcome to Tyne Metropolitan College
Both are very close to the exciting attractions in Newcastle city centre or the relaxing surroundings of the coast at Tynemouth.
Newcastle has an array of shops, museums, bars and cafes for you to enjoy with family and friends; all just a short bus or Metro ride away from the College.
Tynemouth boasts a beautiful beach as well as boutique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Tynemouth hosts the annual UKPSA North East Surf Open in October and the Mouth of the Tyne Festival in July, both of which TyneMet College is proud to sponsor and support in partnership with North Tyneside Council.
Coast Road Campus
TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!
Queen Alexandra Campus & The Creative Studios
Our partner and dedicated Sixth Form College, Queen Alexandra, is located close by at our North Shields Campus. Queen Alexandra Sixth Form College offers a wide range of A Level courses in a supportive environment.
TMC Campus, Benton
Studying at TMC, you'll have access to our dedicated construction campus connected by excellent transport links - this is a purpose built environment and provides students with a taste of life in the construction industry.
Recently refurbished you will have access to industry standard equipment including the latest tools and equipment and gain hands on experience while being taught by industry experts. Our purpose-built centre offers some of the best training facilities in the region, with dedicated workshops and classrooms for Basic Construction skills and a wide range of trades including: brickwork, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, plumbing and more.
Work out with all the latest fitness equipment and professional coaching at a fraction of the cost of other gyms. Flex Fitness is our gym and fitness studio located at the Coast Road Campus, featuring a wide range of cardio equipment including: exercise bikes, rowing machine, cross trainers and many more. There’s also a large selection of free-weights and resistance machines. Flex Fitness also offers:
- Fitness training, coaching and nutritional advice from our team of expert coaches and instructors
- A sprung wooden floor dance studio
- Two four court badminton halls with basketball, netball, football and much more available
- Brand new 3G astro turf pitch with 1 x 9 aside or 2 x 5 aside available for hire
- Full range of exercise classes to get involved in
For those special occasions or simply to brighten someone’s day there’s Flourish, our floristry shop on campus selling a range of beautiful flowers, accessories and gifts. Flourish also has vast experience of creating both traditional and contemporary designs for weddings and other occasions.
Retreat Restaurant/Bar/Coffee Shop
TyneMet has a restaurant, bar and coffee shop with a range of food from healthy nibbles to tasty treats. Retreat on the 4th floor is open to students looking for a quick and cost effective lunch with lots of delicious option on offer from salads and sandwiches to home cooked meals.
For something a little more special, treat friends or family with a fine dining experience at Retreat’s themed evenings or Christmas dinners throughout December.
Retreat Hair and Beauty Salon
Relax and unwind with a vast choice of spa treatments and beauty therapies at Retreat Hair, Nail and Beauty Salon right here on campus. Indulge yourself with a professional beauty treatment such as a facial, manicure or massage. You can also update your style and refresh your look at a fraction of high street prices in our Hairdressing Salon. All treatments are supervised by experienced Stylists and Beauticians.
How to apply
If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Tyne Metropolitan College directly.