- The Netflix series “Sex Education” films on the now-closed campus of Caerleon, which was was once part of the University of South Wales.
- The university closed Caerleon campus in 2016 as part of a merger, sparking student protests.
- Insider spoke to two former students who say watching the show today is “very weird” but also “nostalgic.”
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Caerleon (pronounced kuh-LEE-un) campus closed in 2016 as part of a merger and it was sold to a developer in Wales.
The University of South Wales declined to comment for this story, but Insider spoke to former Caerleon students, as well as a photographer who visited the set of “Sex Education,” to delve into the history of the scenic building.
“As you can tell from seeing ‘Sex Education,’ it is a really beautiful location,” she said. “People really enjoyed living there. So there was a lot of frustration of having to be uprooted to move elsewhere, especially if you’re halfway through a degree.”
“It’s all still there, and it’s deserted,” Duke said of the school. “It’s like a set, but not real. I wish I could go back and just have a photo shoot. It’s such an amazing setting.”