Coronavirus publications

Coronavirus briefing note: Disabled students

This briefing note looks at the practical steps universities and colleges are taking to help disabled students during the pandemic and beyond.

Coronavirus briefing note: Graduate students

This briefing note looks at some of the ways in which universities, colleges and employers are working with students to help them on their journey into employment.

Coronavirus briefing note: Postgraduate research students

This note explores the particular challenges postgraduate research students are facing during the pandemic, and highlights the practical ways in which universities, colleges, research organisations, higher education sector bodies and research funders have been supporting them.

Letter to the Education Select Committee

Letter from Sir Michael Barber, Chair of the Office for Students, to Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee.

Updates to information supporting access and participation plans

Letter to accountable officers at higher education providers from the Office for Students' Director of Access and Participation, 6 May 2020. The letter gives updates to information supporting access and participation plans.

Implications of the coronavirus pandemic for OfS funding

This letter provides accountable officers of providers in the Approved (fee cap) part of the OfS Register with an update on implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on OfS funding.

Coronavirus briefing note: supporting student mental health

This OfS briefing note looks at the ways in which universities and colleges are supporting the mental health needs of their students during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and signposts to sources of advice and information.

Coronavirus briefing note: student accommodation

This briefing note looks at the ways in which universities, colleges and others are supporting the accommodation needs of their students during the coronavirus outbreak, and signposts to sources of advice and information.

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