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What students are telling us about learning during lockdown

Susan Lapworth, the Office for Students’ Director of Regulation, discusses the results of our recent poll to find out how students’ teaching, learning and assessment were affected during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Degree awarding powers and university title

One of the benefits of being registered by the OfS is that a provider can apply for degree awarding powers and university or university college title, if other eligibility criteria are met.

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Time-limited condition of registration -OfS

Regulatory notice 5: Condition Z3 Temporary provisions for sector stability and integrity

This regulatory notice contains a time-limited ongoing condition of registration imposed to protect the stability and integrity of the English higher education sector during the unprecedented circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic.

The condition applies from 3 July 2020 until 30 September 2021 to all providers registered with the Office for Students (OfS)

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Apprenticeship funding in England From August 2020

To read the DfE document

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