Deadlines and forward look

This page outlines current deadlines and takes a forward look at upcoming publications and guidance for providers.

This list is not exhaustive and dates are subject to change. It will be updated regularly.


Tuesday 10 December

Submit HESES19 survey – all other providers

Read the HESES19 guidance

Tuesday 10 December

Submit HESF20 survey

Read the HESF20 guidance

Friday 10 January 2020

Deadline to submit bids for Artificial intelligence and data science postgraduate conversion course funding

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Capital funding monitoring return 2018-19 available to download from the OfS portal

Participating providers are OfS-funded providers in receipt of formula-based capital funding for the financial year 2018-19

Friday 31 January

Submit TRAC data

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Submit Capital funding monitoring return 2018-19

Participating providers must submit their completed Capital funding monitoring return 2018-19

Friday 28 February

Submit TRAC(T) data


Submit Transparency return 2020

Publications and guidance

Some publication dates have moved due to pre-election restrictions on public bodies.

Guidance: Degree awarding powers  

Publication: English higher education 2019: the Office for Students' annual review


Consultation: Student protection plans


Publication: Sector overview of access and participation plans


Consultation: Admissions review


Series of Prevent publications

  • Year one evaluation of new Prevent monitoring framework
  • Prevent review meetings report, including outcomes of welfare and training thematic reviews

 Publication: OfS student engagement strategy


Consultation: Teaching funding


Annual release of analysis of degree classifications over time


Monitoring of 2018-19 access agreements


Guidance: Student protection plans


OfS Challenge Competition: Flexible learning


Publication: Financial sustainability of higher education providers in England


Publication: Results of OfS postgraduate taught survey research activity

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