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.

Deadlines and key dates

Friday 31 January

Submit TRAC data

Tuesday 4 February

Submit Capital funding monitoring return 2018-19

Participating providers must submit their completed Capital funding monitoring return 2018-19. Guidance has been issued directly to relevant providers.

Monday 17 February

Deadline to respond to our consultation on implementing savings in academic years 2019-20 and 2020-21

Read the proposals

Friday 28 February

Submit TRAC(T) data

Noon on Friday 28 February

Submit 2018-19 access agreements and student premium funding monitoring return

For providers with 2018-19 access agreements or who were in receipt of student premium funding in 2018

Read the guidance

Friday 27 March

Deadline to respond to our consultation on harassment and sexual misconduct in higher education

Read the proposals

Noon on Thursday 23 April

Deadline for uploading Transparency return 2020 to the OfS portal

Read the technical guidance

Noon on Thursday 21 May

Transparency return 2020: Deadline for resolving data verification queries, uploading completed sign-off sheet and confirming completion of the return on the OfS portal

Read the technical guidance

Friday 5 June

Transparency return 2020: Deadline for providers to publish transparency information on their website

Read the technical guidance

Publications, guidance and announcements

January

Report: 2020-21 to 2024-25 access and participation plan commitments

January

Publication: Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF): Findings from the subject-level pilot 2018-19

February

Consultation: Student protection plans

February

Announcement: Disabled Students’ Commission: appointment of commissioners

February

Publications: Report on findings from the Prevent review meetings 2019 programme, thematic reviews, and evaluation of the Prevent duty monitoring framework

February

Publication: OfS student engagement strategy

February

Reports: Use of data in access and participation, and analysis of financial support evaluation toolkit

February

Review of admissions: call for evidence

March

Data release: Access and participation data dashboard

March

Announcement: Funding for 2020-21:

  • Board decisions on funding for 2020-21
  • Capital grant allocations to providers for 2020-21
  • Updated capital and recurrent grant allocations to providers for 2019-20
  • Terms and conditions of funding for 2020-21
March

Announcement: Postgraduate conversion courses in artificial intelligence and data science funding competition: successful bidders

March

Data analysis report: Grade inflation

April

Report: Sector financial sustainability

April

Consultation: Student contracts

April

Publication: OfS business plan 2020-21

April

Consultation: The future TEF framework

April

Consultation: Review of OfS approach to funding for providers
from 2021-22

April

Consultation: Review of exceptional funding for specialist providers

April

Data analysis report: Unconditional offers

April

Announcement: Recurrent funding for 2020-21: initial allocations

June

Report: 2018-19 access and participation plan monitoring outcomes

June

Publication: OfS annual report and accounts

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