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OCN London announces transformative new partnership with LIBF for Access to HE students

Tuesday 2nd April 2024

OCN London and LIBF have announced the formation of an exciting new partnership and progression agreement for Access to HE students, that will offer routes into a variety of professional careers for individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

LIBF, a renowned Higher Education Institution, offers flexible, future-focused education to prepare students for the modern job market, and have earned their reputation for being particularly innovative and forward thinking in the field of educational technology.

Their ethos and approach to supporting people from diverse communities align perfectly with OCN London, due to our mutual aim of transforming people’s lives through learning. Alongside this, our focus on developing pre-degree qualifications in response to the needs of local communities and employers, compliments LIBF’s passion to enable individuals to build successful careers in finance, business, management, and technology, via their degree level portfolio.

The partnership will focus on guaranteed offers to study for a degree at LIBF, for Access to HE students undertaking the Diploma in a variety of subject matters, including Business & Law, Digital Technologies and Business & Finance with options that include Cyber Security, Business Management and Artificial Intelligence.

A full list of the available degrees can be found in the progression agreement here.

Speaking of the partnership, Freddie McCann, Partnership Manager at LIBF said;

Our partnership with OCN London symbolises a powerful commitment to breaking down barriers in education, ensuring that every learner has the opportunity to unleash and reach their potential, regardless of their background

The partnership is expected to mobilise individuals to access higher education opportunities with a prestigious institution, whatever their background or situation, and remove barriers to gaining a degree education and sustainable career paths.

OCN London’s CEO, Carlos Cubillo-Barsi, is thrilled with this agreement and the opportunities that have been made available for Access to HE students, he said,

The strengthening of our relationship with LIBF is significant, as it means we can provide transformative education opportunities for talented individuals who might have slipped through the cracks when considering careers in finance, management, or technology. We believe that this partnership heralds an exciting era of education and professional development for both Access to HE students and their future employers, and I’m excited to see how it progresses.

If you would like to find out more about opportunities available at LIBF, please visit their website at https://www.libf.ac.uk/ to explore.

If you are interested in discussing partnership and collaborative opportunities with OCN London or our Access to HE Diploma suite, please contact us to arrange an initial chat at innovation@ocnlondon.org.uk

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