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 – 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.

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.

Buckinghamshire College Group – Aylesbury Campus

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.

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.

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.


On 1 August 2017 Uxbridge and Harrow Colleges merged to become HCUC. The Colleges are now officially part of the same organisation and work together to provide the best opportunities to students, but will keep their individual names and campuses. As well as keeping their current identities each college continues to run the majority of their current courses for the foreseeable future. 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 here.

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.

Imperial College Business School

As part of Imperial College London, a global leader in science and technology, we drive global business and social transformation through the fusion of business, technology and an entrepreneurial mindset. We combine innovative thinking and insight with new technology to develop solutions to real world issues, benefiting business and improving society. Find out more here. 

Larkmead School

As you explore the Larkmead website, you’ll discover that ours is a school community unlike any other. A carefully fostered, ordered community where each individual is encouraged to take advantage of the exceptional range of opportunities offered to them, both inside and outside of the classroom. Progress at Larkmead over the past few years has been phenomenal. At a time when national attainment levels have fallen, ours have increased. Not just by 1% or 2%, but sometimes as much as 10%. This is no fluke. This has happened because of the continued monitoring and commitment by students, teachers and parents to ‘get it right’ for our students. 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.

Oratory School

The Oratory has been providing a holistic, all-round education for 160 years, focusing on the whole young person, seeing them as they are, ’wonderfully made’, and seeking to draw out and develop their innate gifts, skills and talents, which we believe each of them has in abundance, be they academic, sporting, artistic, dramatic or inter-personal. 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.

Oxford College of Education

At Oxford College of Education, our aim is to provide our students with the very best education which, if you are prepared to work hard and study conscientiously, will provide you with an invaluable education to achieve the best degree results possible. We offer a modern, attractive study site and facilities with friendly staff helping you to realise your potential in a welcoming and supportive environment. Our success and growth comes from a dynamic, committed and innovative staff and we believe that they are partners in our growth and success and remain our important resource. We strive hard to provide the right environment for the professional growth of our team. Find out more here.

Priory School

In our caring community we value every child as an individual and we work hard to ensure all our children achieve their potential and are both successful and happy. We focus on creativity in the curriculum and provide a stimulating and exciting environment in which children can learn, create, experience and display their achievements. At Priory, all children are given the opportunity to discover their abilities, interests and strengths. Education is a partnership between home and school in which we work together to provide the best for your child. We hope that the years your child spends at Priory will always be remembered as inspiring, creative, happy and successful. Find out more here.

Read College

READ College was established in 2008 to help under-represented young people with talent and determination to gain a place at the UK’s top Drama and Dance Colleges. Since then we have gone on to have the highest success rate in the industry, with graduates from our Acting and Musical Theatre courses gaining places at the top drama and dance colleges across the country. 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 College of Estate Management

UCEM is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with 100 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have more than 4,000 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through its accredited property-related and construction programmes, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels. 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.

UTC Oxfordshire

UTC Oxfordshire opened in September 2015. It specialises in science and engineering and it’s backed by leading companies in these industries. Find out more here.

UTC Reading

UTC Reading opened in September 2013 for boys and girls aged 14 to 19 living in the catchment area. The UTC specialises in Engineering and Computer Science, alongside a broad and balanced curriculum and benefits from the support of local and national employers and leading universities. Find out more here.


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