City of London College (CLC) was established in 1979, making it one of London’s most long established and respected private providers of higher education and training. Since inception, many thousands of students have graduated from the College, and are now following worthwhile careers worldwide.
The institution is a private limited company whose legal status derives from UK Company Law. The College’s objects, powers and framework of corporate governance are set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
Within its governance framework the College has two separate bodies, the Board of Directors and the Board of Governors, each with clearly defined functions, as detailed within the Articles of Governance. The Directors and Governors of the College oversee the governance arrangements and ensure that all agreements are fit for purpose.
The Board of Directors works closely with the Board of Governors. The Board of Directors is responsible for implementing the academic strategies and operating policies that have been approved by the Board of Governors.
The Board of Governors and the Board of Directors delegate authority to the CEO of the College and the Academic Dean. These work closely with Students Services and the Operations Director. They report to the Academic Board.
Students Services department is responsible for the administrative aspects of the institution including admissions, student records, examining, and student welfare.
The Operations Director oversees the business aspects of the College, such as finance, human resources, estate, and IT infrastructure.