London Art College students gain successes

London Art College students gain successes

May 27th, 2021

London Art College students Ariana Harkiolakis, Lucca Cavicchioni and Shiven Sidharth have very different stories to tell, but each has found success and fulfilment in distance learning courses.


Before you begin…

January 22nd, 2021

We are, of course, delighted that you have decided to take a course with one of our Member colleges. A great adventure in learning and improving yourself lies before you.

But before you jump in, there are just one or two things to check.


GCSEs and A Levels 2021

January 11th, 2021

Anyone currently studying for GCSEs or A Levels with one of our Member Colleges – they advise you to keep going. In all probability you will be able to be assessed by your tutors, in the same way that students in schools are assessed by their teachers, and awarded your grades. Talk to your course […]


Merry Christmas

December 23rd, 2020

The Association wishes all Members, Associates, Life Members, students and friends a very merry and safe Christmas, and a very much happier New Year.


GCSE and A Level Exams 2021 – latest news

December 8th, 2020

BBC NEWS STORY December 2020 Extra measures to “boost fairness and support students” will be used for next summer’s GCSE and A-level exams in England, ministers have announced. More generous grading, advance notice of exam topics and additional papers are promised by the Department for Education to make up for the disruption faced by students […]


Oxbridge offers scholarships for GCSEs and A Levels

July 20th, 2020

Here’s a challenge – you could win the whole cost of your GCSE or A Level courses! Oxbridge is offering this amazing chance – just tell them why you want to win! See the Oxbridge website here to find out how to enter – and we wish you luck!


Important announcement about vocational and technical qualifications

April 27th, 2020

Ofqual – Advice for teachers, trainers and tutors; learners, parents and carers; employers and professional bodies on vocational and technical qualifications, and general qualifications other than GCSEs, AS and A levels, Extended Project Qualifications and Advanced Extension Award in maths.


Coronavirus update

April 2nd, 2020

Association of Distance Learning Colleges – we and all our Member Colleges are still in business.


Our AGM postponed

March 14th, 2020

The Chairman and Council of ABCC has taken the difficulty decision to postpone the AGM, which was due to take place on 31st March.


Major award for Oxbridge

December 12th, 2019

Oxbridge picked up the Gold Award for ‘Best Use of Blended Learning: UK Commercial Sector’ at the Learning Technologies Awards 2019.


A change of name for ABCC?

September 23rd, 2019

Here’s a radical idea, discussed at our last Council meeting. We are thinking of changing the name of the Association. ‘ABCC’, no longer standing for the original Association of British Correspondence Colleges, was adopted a few years ago and seemed like a good idea at the time, but we find that it doesn’t describe what […]


Chris Middleton, our first student Honorary Member

June 19th, 2019

Chris Middleton, student with Oxbridge and winner of ABCC’s Certificate of Merit, described what led him to discovering and profiting by distance learning.