University Centre Somerset has three campuses across Somerset, in Taunton, Bridgwater and Cannington.
Somerset benefits from being a rural county with areas of outstanding natural beauty, perfect for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits. The county also boasts a vibrant social scene, with a wide range of restaurants, pubs and clubs.
Many students get involved with local groups and societies across a spectrum of interests, including sport, dancing, crafts and gaming.
Find out more about our local area on the Visit Somerset website.
Wildflower meadows, beach waterfalls, ancient wells, underground reservoirs and famous caves. There’s miles of open countryside and sandy beaches to explore along with superb produce including strawberries, Cheddar cheese and cider.
World-wide, our county is famous for its Glastonbury Festival, illuminated carnivals and Mulberry handbags. Just 20 minutes drive away from our campuses, you can grab a bargain at Clarks Village, an outlet shopping centre home to more than 90 designer and high street brands that offer great value for money to shoppers.
Taunton, Somerset’s County Town, is the home of internationally acclaimed Somerset County Cricket Club. A short drive across the Levels and visitors can explore Cheddar Gorge and caves, where a 9000 year-old complete skeleton was discovered. Revel in the arts at Bridgwater Quayside festival, and take up a new hobby at UCS’s Equestrian Centre, Golf Course or Activity Centre.