Back to list News 16.09.21 City of Liverpool College joins Collab Group Collab Group is delighted to announce that The City of Liverpool College has joined as our newest member. The City of Liverpool College is a large further education college located over five sites across Liverpool's city centre. The college employs 1,000 staff and delivers courses to around 12,000 students. The college makes a fantastic addition to the Collab Group Network by expanding its geographical reach across Merseyside. The college offers traditional academic qualifications such as GCSEs and A-levels and vocational courses at national certificate, diploma, and higher national level. It also offers programmes at foundation and master's degree levels. The college plays a key role in Liverpool, standing side-by-side with leading businesses in the region, is at the very forefront of the Liverpool City Region skills agenda. The college is passionate about shaping the workforce of the future and nurturing the talent that will drive the regional economy. The college's inclusion significantly strengthens the Collab Group networks reach across a large and vital geographic region, and we are delighted to welcome them into the group. Ian Pretty, CEO of Collab Group said: "We are delighted to welcome City of Liverpool College into the Collab Group. Their inclusion significantly strengthens our network into a vital economic region. We look forward to working with Elaine Bowker and the rest of her team on the opportunities that lie ahead. " Elaine Bowker Principal and Chief Executive of The City of Liverpool College said: "We are delighted to be joining Collab Group and look forward to sharing mutual expertise and experience with a national network of respected FE colleges. At a time when FE colleges are at the heart of the UK's economic recovery, it has never been more important to share with and learn from each other. Collab Group is doing excellent work in giving colleges across the UK the opportunity to contribute to national discussions around education and skills policy, and we look forward to being a part of this and bringing our own strengths in this field to the group."