OCN London has signed a partnership agreement with London South Bank University (LSBU) to collaboratively offer enhanced progression opportunities for our Access learners to degree programmes. 

As part of the agreement LSBU provides a range of admission and progression benefits for OCN London Access learners, including guaranteed conditional offers at lower admissions requirements than their standard offer.

More details about the signing of the partnership agreement can be found here.

Admissions Benefits

Learners on Access to HE Diplomas validated by OCN London who apply to LSBU as one of their 5 courses on UCAS, to any School apart from the School of Health and Social Care, and enter the code OCNLSBU will get:

  • A guaranteed conditional offer
  • A lower offer than the standard offer

All applicants are expected to have or be studying towards GCSE English and Maths or the equivalent Level 2 qualification as per the general condition section on page 14 of the agreement. Formal literacy and numeracy tests are no longer a requirement of Health and Social Care courses.

The entry requirements for each course and further details about how apply through the partnership agreement can be found here.

Activities and Programmes

LSBU runs activities and programmes during the year for Access to HE learners to support their progression to higher education. This includes an Extended Project Support Programme in the autumn term, where learners can attend two support days at LSBU to help them to develop their research skills, ready to undertake an Extended Project later in the academic year.

The Extended Project Support Programme is on 30 October and 13 November 20189 (attendance at both days required). Find out more here.