Affiliate Membership for Students

Affiliate membership is for students in further and higher education looking to develop through engagement with local businesses, through TVCC networking events. The membership helps students with greater understanding of business dynamics, preparation for the working world, improved employability and networking opportunities.

Affiliate membership gives you access to all chamber networking events across the region.

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If you are a student in higher or further education interested in joining Affiliate membership, please contact Atif Baig on 01753 870500 or email



Examples of academic institutes in membership



Activate Learning – Reading College

Choose Activate Learning and we will help you develop the skills, knowledge, resilience and confidence to succeed in your chosen career pathway. You will work on real life projects, train in industry standard facilities and practice your skills in commercial settings, supported by technology that helps bringing learning to life. Find out more here.

ACS Cobham International School

We are home to 1,500 students (aged 2 to 18) and 300 expert faculty and staff – a community representing over 70 different nations. We are proud of our international and multi-cultural ethos, and the way our community collaborates to make a difference. Our world-renowned curriculum is built on the best of global and US standards. Find out more here.


Activate Learning – City of Oxford College

Our mission is to transform lives through learning. We combine our knowledge of neuroscience, emotions and motivation into our unique learning philosophy, which helps learners achieve their best.   Find out more here.


Buckinghamshire College Group

The College operates from three main campuses, in Amersham, Aylesbury and High Wycombe. We also have a separate Higher Education campus in Aylesbury, University Campus Aylesbury Vale. Our new website has details of all the courses available across all of our campuses, plus lots of information about what it’s like to be a student at Buckinghamshire College Group. Find out more here.

Bradfield College Enterprises Ltd

Founded in 1850 by Thomas Stevens, and set in the village of Bradfield amidst unspoilt Berkshire countryside, Bradfield College enjoys a well-established reputation for being one of the country’s leading co-educational, independent schools through its provision of academic excellence and a well-rounded education.
The College welcomes pupils from the UK and overseas with the pupil body numbering approximately 780, comprising 310 girls and 470 boys from 13 to 18 years of age. Find out more here.


Buckinghamshire New University

Bucks New University is a new breed of university, focusing on degrees that are professional and practical, as well as academic.
Young in outlook, but well established in the fields we specialise in, we offer high quality, professionally-driven university courses, in everything from nursing, health and social care, to cyber fraud detection, textiles and aviation. Find out more here.

Cognita School Limited T/A Long Close School

A multi-cultural, co-educational, private school in Berkshire. From nursery through to seniors, we deliver academic success. Find out more here.

College of Integrated Chinese Medicine

At CICM we teach an integrated style of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine theory to enable our graduates to confidently and effectively treat a wide range of illnesses. Find out more here.

Henley Business School

Founded in 1945, Henley is one of the oldest business schools in the UK and part of the University of Reading. We are also among an elite group of business schools to be triple-accredited for the quality and capability of our faculty and output. Find out more.

Henley College Training

Since its creation in 1987, the College has continued to serve as the sixth form of choice for our four local partner schools. However, thanks to our leading reputation and the quality of our courses, we are now home to nearly 2,000 full-time students from over 100 schools across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Find out more here.

Herschel Grammar School

Herschel is a selective, co-educational secondary school serving Slough and its surrounding areas. In our latest inspection the school was deemed outstanding in all categories by Ofsted. Find out more here.

New College (Swindon)

For over three decades, New College Swindon has been providing a friendly, inclusive learning environment for learners of all ages and abilities from across Swindon and Wiltshire. We have a great team of academic and support staff who are committed to providing our students with the best teaching and learning, development opportunities and guidance throughout their time here. Find out more here.

Newbury College

Newbury College is committed to high quality learning opportunities for individuals and employers in West Berkshire, and the surrounding areas.
Newbury College works with employers in the local area offering a wide range of apprenticeships. By choosing Newbury College as a training provider, our Business Development Team supports your recruitment campaign and helps you find the perfect candidate to match your vacancy. Find out more here.

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University has over 150 years of history. We started out as a small School of Art in borrowed teaching rooms and have grown into one of the UK’s top modern universities with a local, national and international reputation for teaching and research excellence. Find out more here.

St Gabriel’s School

St Gabriel’s Independent Day School is a forward-thinking school with traditional values for boys 6 months – 11 years and girls 6 months – 18 years. Find out more here.

The Bicester School

A high-achieving, stimulating and creative learning environment with a caring, compassionate and challenging ethos. Our pupils are aspirational, responsible, self-disciplined and able to function as citizens in a diverse, changing and interconnected world. The Bicester School provides a safe and inspirational start to our students’ lifetime learning journey. Find out more here.

The Windsor Forest Colleges Group (formerly East Berkshire College)

Windsor Forest Colleges Group is a leading education provider in the south-east, which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College. We provide over 800 full-time, part-time and apprenticeship courses in various subjects, from entry level through to Higher Education. Find out more here.

University of Reading

The University of Reading is ranked within the top 200 universities worldwide (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016/17 and QS World University Rankings 2018) and 98% of our research is rated as being of international standing. As a result, the University is already a key partner for businesses of all sizes, from multinational corporations to growing, innovative SME’s. Find out more here.



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