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Open College Network West Midlands is a company limited by guarantee and has charitable status.

Open College Network West Midlands is a not for profit organisation.


We invest our resources in supporting our existing products and services, the development of new qualifications and the expansion of our services. We are proud to be a registered charity promoting charitable objectives.


  • Charity number: 1113382
  • Company number: 5479207

The Governance structure of Open College Network West Midlands consists of the legal Members and a Board of Trustees.


Membership of Open College Network West Midlands is open to organisations who meet the membership criteria and whose applications are approved by the Board of Trustees.

Any Open College Network West Midlands Registered Centre and any Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the West Midlands is eligible to apply for membership.

Members are required to agree with the vision, ethos and objects of Open College Network West Midlands and are expected to attend the Annual General Meeting and any such Extraordinary General Meetings that may be called.

At these meetings Members can appoints and remove the Board of Trustees in rotation and approve or otherwise the annual report and accounts.

All Members have voting rights at such meetings.



The Board of Trustees

Board members, as the trustees of Open College Network West Midlands, are legally responsible for the overall management and control of the organisation.

They are responsible for all decisions relating to expenditure, contracts, and policy matters.

Open College Network West Midlands Board of Trustees:

Board and Committee Area

  • Access and Compliance Committee
  • Board
  • Finance and Resource Committee


Board Papers Secure area

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