OXFORD’S oldest independent business school has officially celebrated the launch of new campuses across the country.

Disrupted due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event at Oxford Town Hall marked the opportunity to celebrate Oxford Business College’s new campuses in London, Coventry, Nottingham and Slough.

The pandemic meant the campuses opened at different stages, with teaching either online or a hybrid of virtual and in-person.

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Professor Anthony Woodman, deputy vice-chancellor at the University of West London – a partner of Oxford Business College – said: “Transformational education lies in the heart of everything we do.

“That’s why working with partners like Oxford Business College is so important because such arrangements increase the reputation of the university.

“Together we can make more and more students transform their lives and feel pride.”

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Lord Mayor of Oxford, Mark Lygo, praised Oxford Business College for its work across the county.

He said: “Oxford Business College has been doing a tremendous job to help people restart their education and better their lives in Oxfordshire.

“It is heartening to know that Oxford Business College is going out of Oxford and shining around the country.”

Last year, the college finished third in the student support category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards, the fourth year in a row the college received Whatuni accolades.

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