Ethos and Strategic Goals


Nelson College London is here to help build an appropriate working and learning environment for its students. In addition to being provided with good learning experiences, students are given the opportunity to develop personal and social skills and derive broader benefits from their college experience.


Nelson College London values:

- The quality of the learning experience it provides, offering education that caters for the individual needs of its     students.

- Support for students both professionally and personally as they progress with their studies at the College.

- Creativity: engaging students and teachers in reflective thinking, innovation, originality and self-expression.

- The development of independent learning skills, making learning enjoyable as well as meaningful, stimulating and     challenging.

- The celebration of its achievements through the success of its students.

- Diversity, is achieved through inclusiveness.

- The continual professional development of all members of staff.

- The partnership between staff, students, non-executives, directors and shareholders.

Strategic Priorities

  The College envisages seven priority areas informing its development in the period 2020-25:

-Widen opportunities for higher education to students who have the ability and desire to complete the courses offered     by the College      (Access).

- Bring about innovation in its learning and teaching so that the education it provides inclusive learning, remains       career-focused and      well-matched to the   context and backgrounds of its students, including the provision of     carefully researched new courses of study      (Teaching and Learning) – Student Success      Strategy.

- Provide a high-quality student experience that facilitates students’ achievement and progression (Student Experience).

- Provide guidance and opportunities to students by broadening knowledge to prepare them for their future lives and       careers (Student      Progression) – Student      Employability Strategy

- Develop the capacity, professionalism and pedagogic responsiveness of its entire staff (Staff).

- Provide financial resources necessary to sustain the student experience and for long-term viability (Finance).

- Inspire confidence in its governance and accountability arrangements (Governance).

Please click here to download - Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025

Team Members

  • Prof. Geoffrey Alderman

    Prof. Geoffrey Alderman

    Principal / Executive Member of Board of Governance

  • Aleksandra Osiniagova

    Aleksandra Osiniagova

    Vice Principal / Head of Academic Services / Safeguarding Officer for Students / Executive Member of Board of Governance

  • Athiqul Islam

    Athiqul Islam

    Director / Executive Member of Board of Governance / Head of Administration/Finance/HR/ Safeguarding Officer for Staff

  • Shiraj Islam

    Shiraj Islam

    Director / Executive Member of Board of Governance / Head of Marketing and Work Based Learning

  • Nazim Uddin

    Nazim Uddin

    Director / Executive Member of Board of Governance / Head of Quality Assurance