The Lifestyle Academy, Newcastle College

  • Location  Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • Client  NCG
  • Sector  Education
  • Status  Completed

The first of its kind in the UK, the Lifestyle Academy is a centre for excellence where students of beauty, sport, tourism and hospitality can immerse themselves in their vocation thanks to state-of-the-art, real life working environments.

Open to the local community, the Lifestyle Academy boasts its own commercial gym, a luxurious spa, 60-seat restaurant with panoramic views and a hairdressing salon largely staffed by students. These facilities are complemented by classrooms, tutorial spaces, IT suites, a student learning centre and lecture theatres.

2007: RICS Awards – North East, shortlisted
2007: Lord Mayor Design Award, Commendation Award for New Build
2008: RIBA Award 2008