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Jun
15

What is part time education?

For some potential students, the length of time required to study for a degree can be off-putting. For students who need to work, care for their families or manage other commitments, taking three or four years to complete a degree simply isn’t practical, especially if they are also contending with financial constraints. Part-time degrees are […]

By Jack Goldsmith | Uncategorized
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Jun
12

Why can’t I use my Apprenticeship Levy ‘pot’ for your course?

We have spoken to a number of you recently who are very interested in our BSc Degree course in Construction Management, especially as it offers a direct route to CIOB membership. However you’re frustrated that you can’t use your Apprenticeship Levy funds to pay for it, at least at the moment. We share your frustrations! […]

By Hanna Zielinska | Uncategorized
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May
11

Hertfordshire launches a major new initiative to support front line nursing care

A new excited cohort of over 50 students (all currently already working in the Health sector) and a range of  guests came together at the University’s De Havilland Campus last week for the launch of a new Foundation Degree (FdSc) in Heath Care Practice, which will introduce the role of ‘Nursing Associate’ into the modern […]

By Hanna Zielinska | News & Events
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Jun
08

Education Matters in Construction Conference May 2016

Education Matters in Construction Conference May 2016 Excellent conference held at BRE to launch the new Bsc Construction . Key national speakers addressed the future skills needs of the industry and the new degree apprenticeship agenda. To see the presentations click here….

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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Mar
10

The power of learning

The power of learning: Should I get a degree? Many successful people never even try to get a degree, just look at Sir Alan Sugar….others hold proudly their qualifications, for example the American President Barack Obama…and some of the most successful people in technology are Harvard drop outs, such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg…So what is the right thing to do? In […]

By Sean Scully | Thought Pieces
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Mar
10

Construction conference

Education Matters in Construction BRE Innovation Park, Watford 26th May 2016: 8.30am to 1.00pm If you are a senior leader or involved with learning and development in your construction company then this is a must attend event. Click here for more details You will hear from prominent industry and education leaders: why education is critical […]

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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Mar
10

Building your Leadership Culture

28th April – ‘Building your Leadership Culture’ – Herts Growth Hub This workshop is focused on the business in which every organisation needs to be engaged, no matter how big or small it might be. That business is the business of satisfying and continuing to satisfy, customers. “… Not only does [an organisation’s] culture reside […]

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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Mar
10

Oaklands College and University of Hertfordshire celebrate growth in part-time higher education

Oaklands College and University of Hertfordshire celebrate growth in part-time higher education 29 January 2015 Students studying at University Campus St Albans (UCSA) came together with staff to celebrate the growth in these part-time innovative degree programmes with a special dinner at the Stables restaurant at the St Albans Campus. UCSA is a joint venture […]

By Sean Scully | News & Events
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ABOUT UCSA

UCSA is a joint venture between the University of Hertfordshire and Oaklands College. UCSA was established in September 2013 offering a high value and innovative flexible degree based provision with multiple entry points. All degrees are validated by the University of Hertfordshire.

We deliver our courses across both Oaklands College and at the University of Hertfordshire. Our Students have access to the rich range of resources offered by both Institutions.

CONTACT UCSA

Phone: 01727 737000
E-mail: stephen.fox@oaklands.ac.uk
University Campus St Albans
Hatfield Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL4 0JA

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