OCN London signs partnership agreement with LSBU to support Access learner progression to Higher Education

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 will provide a range of admission and progression benefits for OCN London Access learners which will include guaranteed conditional offers at lower admissions requirements than their standard offer, across courses in six Schools.
Please click below on the partnership agreement for more details.

The partnership Agreement













We are very excited to be going into this partnership with LSBU as it will enable OCN London Access learners to benefit from a range of additional support provided by the university, which will aid their transition from colleges into degree programmes. Both OCN London and LSBU share the same passion for high standards of excellence and inclusiveness, and we are committed to providing the best possible outcomes for Access learners. 


Jacquie Mutter - OCN London, Louise Andronicou - LSBU and Pat Bailey - LSBU with the Partnership Agreement.


Pat Bailey, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry at LSBU says, “The partnership with OCN London provides a fantastic collaboration that matches LSBU’s commitment to widening access to Higher Education, and the work that the Colleges carry out to help their students meet their full potential. I am really excited by the opportunities that this opens up for us, the College network, and for the students”.

Jacquie Mutter, Chief Executive of OCN London says “Progression agreements between universities and individual further education colleges are not new. What we are able to offer with this partnership agreement, however, is a common arrangement, for all the colleges that run our Access to HE courses, which provides their students with unique admissions opportunities and a seamless route from college onto a range of innovative courses at LSBU that tie in with the London skills priorities, thus enhancing their employability.”     

The partnership will aim to raise confidence and aspirations of Access learners along with providing a clear higher education route for them.

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