• Mystery surrounds second delay to Havering College merger plans

    A cash-strapped college’s future has been thrown into doubt after a merger it was depending on to sort out its finances was delayed for a second time in mysterious circumstances. A formal merger between Havering College of Further and Higher Education, Havering Sixth Form College and New City College – which are currently part joined

    10.00 May. 17th, 2019 | News

  • Essex council protests college merger with London group

    A council in Essex has come out firmly against merger plans for its financially stricken local college, fearing it will lose its community focus if it joins a giant college group. London-based New City College is preparing to merge with the financially stricken Epping Forest College from August 1, after the latter was placed in

    15.30 Jun. 15th, 2018 | News

  • London mega-merger to create England’s third biggest college group

    Moves are afoot to create one of the largest college groups in the country by joining four institutions from across east London and Essex. New City College and Epping Forest College in Essex will launch a consultation tomorrow on their plans to merge from August. The group has also confirmed that it’s in discussions with

    17.51 May. 2nd, 2018 | News