Articles from Office for Students (OfS)

The Office for Students' full powers came into force on 1 August

The Office for Students' full powers came into force on 1 August.

Final regulations for the Office for Students (OfS) come into force: It can fine universities up to £500,000

Office for Students’ full powers come into force as new Universities Minister calls for students to be at the heart of the system, thousands of students to continue to benefit from a regulator ‘with teeth’ to ensure value for money.

Registration decisions: Demonstrating an ability to offer high quality higher education to students

The applications have been refused because the initial conditions of registration, as set out in our regulatory framework, have not been satisfied.

Continuing rise in top degrees threatens to devalue university education

Universities have been issued a stark warning over the disproportionate rise in the number of top degrees being awarded.

Student satisfaction rises but universities should do more to improve feedback

Overall 84 per cent of the 330,000 students in the UK who responded to the survey were satisfied with the quality of their course – rising from 83 per cent last year. In England, 83 per cent of students were satisfied with the quality of their course – the same percentage as in 2018.