Members

The Collab Group network covers the whole of the UK, with members as far North as Fraserburgh and as far South as Bournemouth. Our members make a positive impact on their communities and the lives of their students. Collab Group colleges provide supportive environments for learners and form partnerships with employers to deliver high-quality skills training.

About Our Members

Our members are transforming skills across the UK

Collab Group colleges are large and diverse, technically and professionally focused, and have ambitious apprenticeship schemes. They are entrepreneurial and employer-facing. Crucially, they prepare their students for successful careers and help get them into work.

Collectively, Collab Group colleges represent over 600,000 learners, more than 30,000 workers, and support over 50,000 apprentices each year.

What we do

Transforming Skills in the UK

Collab Group colleges, using our UK wide collective capability, work with civic and business communities to influence and lead the future of technical and professional education development and delivery to address the challenges of inclusive economic growth.

Collab Group London

An innovative partnership equipping the Capital with high-quality skills

Collab Group London brings together the Chief Executives and Principals from the largest further education colleges in London. Collectively our London colleges represent over 150,000 learners. The group has been created to generate new ideas that will transform the London skills system.

Collab Group Scotland

Leading the way in Scotland

Collab Group Scotland has been created to identify opportunities for collaboration between our Scottish Colleges. This partnership provides a framework for our Scottish colleges to influence policy and pursue joint commercial activities.

Activate Learning

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Bedford College

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Belfast Metropolitan College

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Blackpool and The Fylde College

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Bournemouth & Poole College

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Bradford College

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Bridgwater and Taunton College

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Capital City College Group

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Chichester College Group

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City of Bristol College

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Derby College Group (DCG)

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Edinburgh College

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East Kent Group

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Gower & Swansea College

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Highbury College

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Hull College Group

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Leicester College

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Lincoln College Group

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London South East Colleges

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LTE Group

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Newcastle College Group (NCG)

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Newham College

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South Essex College

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South Staffordshire College

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South Thames Colleges Group

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Stoke on Trent College

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The Sheffield College

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Trafford College

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Walsall College

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West London College

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Our members map

Our colleges span the entirety of the UK. This interactive map demonstrates the breadth of the Collab Group network.


Latest News & Publications

Policy

COLLEGES AND EMPLOYABILITY

We have released a document that showcases how Collab Group colleges are helping people into work

Policy

UPDATED EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT PROSPECTUS

We have released an updated prospectus that showcases the relationships that Collab Group colleges have created with employers.

News

Grŵp Llandrillo Menai joins as the newest member of Collab Group

We are delighted to announce that Grŵp Llandrillo Menai has joined the Collab Group

blog

How Can Colleges Best Support London’s Economic Recovery?

This piece, by Tracy Aust, is the fourth in a series of blogs in the lead up to the London Mayoral Election. This blog is about how colleges can best support London’s economic recovery.

Policy

Collab Group Position Paper on the Skills for Jobs White Paper

Check out this updated version of our position statement on the Skills for Jobs White Paper.

Policy

Colleges supporting economic recovery report

Check out our report on how colleges can support economic recovery efforts.