Articles from Office for Students (OfS)

‘Welcome progress’ but more to do to tackle hate crime and sexual harassment on campus #NeverOK

A new independent evaluation shows that good progress has been made in tackling sexual harassment and hate crime in English universities at those institutions awarded funding as part of a large-scale programme.

Innovation, partnership and data can help improve student mental health in new £14m drive

A new early intervention scheme led by Northumbria University, in partnership with nine other organisations, which aims to reduce student suicide by using data analytics is one of ten large-scale projects led by universities and colleges across the country awarded funding by the Office for Students (OfS) today.

No place like home – £5.6M fund to boost local graduate opportunities

Today (16 May) the Office for Students has awarded £5.6 million to projects based in universities and colleges across England to boost opportunities for graduates who seek work close to home.

American style contextual admissions needed to recognise the potential of disadvantaged students

Radical changes needed to ensure university admissions identify potential, not just exam results.

Office for Students says higher education in ‘reasonable financial health’ but warns of ‘over-ambitious’ student number forecasts

The OfS has written to all registered universities and other higher education providers in England to alert them to the projections – part of a new report 'Financial sustainability of higher education providers in England' which tracks key financial trends in the performance of English colleges and universities.