LSBU strengthens educational ties with Morley College through new MOU
18 April 2016
The MOU, signed by London South Bank University's (LSBU)’s Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Pat
Bailey and Morley College Principal, Dr Andrew Gower, cements a three year
commitment from both parties to build on their mutual interest to develop opportunities
in the community and local area.
In particular the MOU aims to
further strengthen the existing relationship between the two institutions by:
Creating scholarship, learning, teaching and cultural experiences for people aged 17 and over.
Enhancing the profile and engagement with the local community through joint activities.
Assisting and supporting current students to develop their skills.
Creating extramural opportunities for LSBU’s students in the arts and languages.
Supporting students’ transition into higher education and degree apprenticeships.
Both Morley College and LSBU will
benefit from shared resources and facilities, combined networks and links to
industry, and a joint vision for providing education to the people of south
Deputy Vice Chancellor at London South Bank University, said: “The
brilliant thing about LSBU and Morley College is that we have a common mission
to serve the community.
“This MOU will mean that we can work together to provide the community and
local area with more valuable and focused events, which will provide more
opportunities for people to come through as learners.
“The MOU will also allow students at LSBU to identify additional education
opportunities at Morley College, and vice versa.
“This is a very exciting time for both institutions and is just
the beginning of a whole series of community and student-focused activities
over the coming years.”
said: “We’re delighted to sign the MOU between LSBU and Morley College
“With a shared commitment to high-quality, local learning for
Londoners, this collaboration will create exciting new opportunities for people
in Lambeth, Southwark and beyond.
“We have something for everyone, with lectures, concerts and
exhibitions to enjoy, and an exceptional range of courses at all levels of
“In addition, we’re delighted to open up new options for students
at the university to participate in extramural activities at Morley,
particularly those interested in studying a language, or developing their
knowledge and skills in the visual arts and music.”