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    2. Partnerships
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Validation and Partnerships

Validation and Partnerships form the University's collaborative provision: educational activity that leads to City, University of London award (or credit) and is delivered, supported and/or assessed through an arrangement with a partner organisation either in the UK or overseas.

City engages in a variety of different types of collaborative provision including:

  • Validation - this activity is managed centrally through the leadership of the Dean of Validation.
  • Partnerships - this is overseen by the Deputy President. Deans of Schools have day-to-day responsibility for any award- or credit-bearing partnership activity. This includes:
    • Joint Programmes
    • Franchised Programmes
    • Articulated Provision
    • Access/Feeder Programmes
    • Off-site programme delivery

All collaborative provision will be underpinned by a Memorandum of Agreement.

Ultimate strategic responsibility for all collaborative provision lies with the City's Executive Committee including responsibility for signing-off any proposed new activity.

Student and Academic Services provides administrative management for validation and institutional-level partnerships. In addition, it provides support to Schools on new and on-going partnership activity.

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City, University of London is an independent member institution of the University of London. Established by Royal Charter in 1836, the University of London consists of 18 independent member institutions with outstanding global reputations and several prestigious central academic bodies and activities.