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Exciting new progression agreement with St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Tuesday 20th December 2022

OCN London are delighted to announce an exciting new progression agreement with St Mary’s University, Twickenham that will provide enhanced opportunities for OCN London Access to HE learners.

St Mary’s University, Twickenham has a long tradition of widening access to education, fostering a respectful and inclusive environment where all backgrounds are celebrated. This is why, working collaboratively with OCN London, they have set up this progression agreement to continue to support their commitment to widening participation and inclusiveness.

OCN London CEO, Carlos Cubillo-Barsi said,

I am thrilled to announce our partnership with St Mary’s University, providing our Access to HE students with another fantastic progression opportunity. Our partnership with St Mary’s ensures that we can continue to provide access to all levels of education in a broad variety of subject areas, whatever the background or circumstances of our learners. OCN London and St Mary’s University share a common ethos, culture and unrelenting focus on widening access to inclusive education, with a relationship built on mutual trust and respect for each other and our students.

Students applying to St Mary’s from OCN London Access to HE courses will have access to admission and progression benefits, including lower entry requirements, support for UCAS applications and open days.

To further support learners, there will also be the opportunity of visits to St Mary’s for taster days or masterclasses.

St Mary’s Vice-Chancellor Anthony McClaran said,

Increasing access to higher education is a core part of our mission as a University and I am delighted that we have signed this agreement with OCN London to help more learners progress and transform their lives.

Full details of the progression agreement can be found here or please contact Michelle Wood, Access to HE Development Coordinator at michelle@ocnlondon.org.uk for further information.

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