Lord James Wharton was appointed chair of the Office for Students on Monday, 8 February. There are unfounded suggestions in the press that the appointment was not made in line with standard guidelines for such appointments. This is categorically untrue.
On Saturday, the Government announced a new Tier 4 level of Covid-19 restrictions. Here we answer some of your questions about how the announcement will affect university students.
Despite the unprecedented challenges the global Covid pandemic has created this year, the Department for Education has been delivering on the Government’s promise to provide world-class education, training and care for everyone, whatever their background.
On Saturday the Prime Minister announced that, from today, the country will enter a new period of national restrictions until at least 2 December. Unlike the last national lockdown in the spring, this time schools, nurseries and other education settings …
As universities return for the autumn term and welcome back students, we understand that this may raise some concern about the risks of transmission of coronavirus. Below we answer some key questions.
The Office for Students (OfS) has today reiterated its warning that unconditional offers do not act in students’ best interests, as research shows those who receive them are less likely to progress into the second year of their university courses. …
Today (Monday 4 May), the Department for Education has announced a package of measures to stabilise university admissions, protecting the sector and students from the impacts of coronavirus. These include temporary student number controls, bringing forward tuition fee payments and …
Answers to frequently asked questions from university students on how the coronavirus might impact higher education.
Today’s blog looks at our funding for University Mental Health Day and how we’re celebrating World Book Day.
Today’s blog looks at research conducted by the Institute of Fiscal Studies and the Department for Education looking at the lifetime returns of a UK degree.