1924 - ?

Nene College

The University of Northampton was founded in 1924 as the Northampton Technical College and in 1932 moved to a new building in St George’s Avenue. In 1937 a School of Art opened and in 1972 the College of Education at Park Campus was opened. In 1975, with the amalgamation of the College of Education, College of Technology and College of Art, Nene College was formed and in 1978 The Leatherseller’s College in London was integrated into Nene College. In 1992 Nene College transferred its further education provision to further education colleges in Northamptonshire and focused on higher education and in 1993 Nene College incorporated St Andrew’s School of Occupational Therapy and was granted undergraduate degree awarding powers and in 1997 Sir Gordon Roberts College of Nursing and Midwifery was also incorporated into Nene College. In 1999 Nene College became University College Northampton and in 2005
the University of Northampton was established, having been awarded full university status and research degree awarding powers.