Learn more about our group members
City of Oxford College
City of Oxford College is the largest provider of further education and training in Oxfordshire and one of the leading colleges in the learning and skills sector.
Our site in Oxford city centre is home to a wide range of industry standard training facilities, such as cafés and salons, where students become ‘work-ready’ by serving paying members of the public.
The Tecnology Campus (in Blackbird Leys) accommodates an £8 million technology centre and specialises in technical, construction and emerging green technologies.
Banbury and Bicester College
Our Banbury Campus offers students: industry standard workshops, learning spaces and IT suites; a well stocked learning resource centre; a new campus shop; a cafe and Students' Union facilities. The campus is home to our new centre for high performance engineering, bringing together our motor vehicle and motorsports engineering programmes.
Our industry experienced staff, working closely with industry partners, has developed the right learning programmes for students.
We have been welcoming further education students since 1955, when the campus opened as Reading Technical College. We now provide education to students from the Thames Valley region and beyond, who are attracted by our facilities and location.
Our campus is home to industry standard training facilities, including: restaurants, IT suites, hair and beauty salons, performance spaces, garages, workshops, music and photography studios. Our industry experienced staff, working closely with industry partners, has developed the right learning programmes for students.
Our Group Services teams play a vital role in supporting Activate Learning, working in areas as diverse as: Advice and admissions, Estates and property, Finance, HR, Institutional effectiveness, IT and Marketing.
Activate Business School
Activate Business School is a leading provider of business consultancy. We combine consultancy and professional training expertise to deliver tangible improvements for your people and organisation.
Our team draws on a wealth of experience, from bespoke consultancy through to accredited programmes across coaching, management and leadership to create the right solutions for you.
Our schools (ALET)
Activate Learning established Activate Learning Education Trust, a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which is both a company and an exempt charity. The trust operates a number of schools to date, including UTC Reading, the first UTC to be rated 'Oustanding' by Ofsted in the UK. All vacancies at our schools are also advertised via TES.