Oxford Business College are 2023 Growing Business Awards finalist

Oxford Business College has been named a finalist of the prestigious Growing Business Awards in the Growing Business of the Year: Mid-sized Company (turnover £25-£45M) category.

 The 26th annual Growing Business Awards are the most credible and highly valued recognition of businesses transformed by exceptional growth. This year’s awards celebrate fast-growing SMEs’ strength, vision and resilience.

 Being a finalist in the Growing Business of the Year category adds to the college’s impressive accolades and notable recognitions, including driving innovation, creating wealth, and creating new jobs.

 Commenting on this achievement, Dr Padmesh Gupta, Managing Director of Oxford Business College, said“I am immensely proud that Oxford Business College is a finalist of the Growing Business Awards. For years, we have been relentless in our efforts to innovate, grow and create an impact on our economy and local community. It fills me with great pride to see our collective impact recognised.”

 The full list of finalists can be found here. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, 29th November, at the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London.


About Oxford Business College (OBC):

Committed to helping people shape their futures, Oxford Business College has become the UK’s fastest-growing Private Higher Education College. Known for high academic standards and highly qualified staff, the college has 8000+ students from diverse backgrounds, orientations, and cultures.

 OBC alumni have become successful professionals and entrepreneurs in different parts of the world. The college provides a wide range of job-oriented undergraduate courses in business and management.

 The college has expanded from one campus in Oxford to Nottingham, Slough and West London, partnering with UK universities, including the University of West London, Ravensbourne University London and Buckinghamshire New University.

 In 2022, OBC became the first independent business school in the UK to be a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS).

 In addition, OBC’s International Foundation is one of the longest-running programmes in Oxford, recognised and accepted by over 25 UK universities, including elite Russell Group members.

 The college has received consistent ‘Top 10’ nominations in the ‘WhatUni Awards’ in the ‘Best Independent Higher Education Provider’ category in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 and won the award in 2020 and 2021.

OBC has recorded a commendable performance in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2022. The survey ranks the college in the top 15% of all teaching institutions based on students’ overall satisfaction. 

 For ‘learning opportunity’, OBC scored 92.32%, which was 5.64% above the national benchmark. Overall, the college ranked 66th out of 431 higher education teaching institutions in the UK.


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