Where scop colleges stand

May 21, 1999

New government rules ban institutions from using the university college title unless they have taught degree-awarding powers, or have merged or entered into a federal relationship with a university University colleges Bath Spa University Coll; Buckinghamshire Chilterns University Coll (R); Canterbury Christ Church University Coll (R); University Coll Chichester; Harper Adams University Coll; University College Northampton (R); Stranmillis University Coll*; Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University Coll; University Coll Worcester

R - Applied for research degree awarding powers * - Special arrangement: linked to Queen's University, but independent Applied for taught degree-awarding powers Edge Hill Coll; King Alfred's Coll of HE; North East Wales Institute; St Martin's Coll; Wimbledon School of Art Awaiting outcome of QAA review before applying for degree-awarding powers Central School of Speech and Drama; Dartington Coll of Arts; Falmouth Coll of Arts; Ravensbourne Coll of Design and Communication; Ripon and York St John Coll; Rose Bruford College; Southampton Institute; Trinity and All Saints Coll; Trinity Coll; Writtle Coll Merger or possible merger with university Bretton Hanll Coll (with Leeds University); Scarborough Coll of HE (with University of Hull); Swansea Institute of HE (entering federal relationship with University of Wales); Westhill Coll of HE (with University of Central England); Westminster Coll (with Oxford Brookes University) Associate FE colleges Croydon Coll; Warrington Collegiate Institute (given extra time by DFEE to negotiate possible link with Manchester University to use university college title)

Staying put

Bishop Grosseteste Coll of HE; Chester Coll; Cumbria Coll of Art and Design; Homerton Coll; Kent Institute of Art and Design; Liverpool Hope Coll* London Institute; Newman Coll of HE; Norwich School of Art and Design; The Coll of St Mark and St John; St Mary's Coll *Given High Court leave to pursue judicial review of use of university college title Former SCOP members, now associate members of Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals Bolton Institute; Cheltenham and Gloucester Coll of HE; Roehampton Institute; Queen Margaret College

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