Monthly bulletin of regulatory activity

This page lists significant changes to the OfS Register and provides a timeline of our regulatory activities in relation to individual higher education providers.

It is updated on the second working day of every month.

Each monthly bulletin summarises published activity in the preceding calendar month, including:

  • registration of providers

  • interventions and sanctions. 

You can find current information about any particular higher education provider, including details of specific ongoing conditions, on the OfS Register.

You can also see details about access agreement breaches on our website.

Please use the links below to see the bulletin for a particular month.

August 2019

  • Four providers were added to the published Register.

  • Spurgeon's College's application for registration was refused.

July 2019

  • Nine providers were added to the published Register.

  • ABI College Limited’s application for registration was refused.

  • The Bloomsbury Institute Limited’s application for registration was refused.

  • Waltham Forest College’s application for registration was refused.

  • Burton and South Derbyshire College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • North Hertfordshire College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • The OfS varied the Degree Awarding Powers order for Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education for a period of one year, to 31 July 2020.

  • The OfS varied the Degree Awarding Powers order for BPP University Limited for a period of one year, to 31 August 2020.

June 2019

  • 10 providers were added to the published Register.

  • Bishop Auckland College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • South and City College Birmingham has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • The University of Oxford has a specific ongoing condition of registration removed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).

  • The University of Cambridge has a specific ongoing condition of registration removed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).

May 2019

  • 11 providers were added to the published Register.

  • Sandwell College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • NCH at Northeastern Limited has specific ongoing conditions of registration imposed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).

  • Berkshire College of Agriculture has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • The Trafford College Group has specific ongoing conditions of registration imposed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).

April 2019

  • 15 providers were added to the published Register.

  • Peterborough Regional College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

March 2019

  • 30 providers were added to the published Register.

  • Aylesbury College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • City of Sunderland College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

February 2019

  • 28 providers were added to the published Register.
  • Blackburn College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • Bradford College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • LTE Group has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • Halesowen College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

  • Hopwood Hall College has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

January 2019

  • 25 providers were added to the published Register.
  • United Colleges Group has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

December 2018

  • 24 providers were added to the published Register.
  • A financial requirement of £250,000 in total will be withheld from Writtle University College’s grant over three years from 2019-20, following a major access agreement breach.

November 2018

  • 48 providers were added to the published Register.

October 2018

  • 76 providers were added to the published Register.
  • Oxford Brookes University has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).
  • London Metropolitan University has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).
  • The University of Bolton has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition B3 (quality and standards).

September 2018

  • 63 providers were added to the published Register.

August 2018

  • One provider was added to the published Register.

July 2018

  • 42 providers were added to the published Register.
  • The University of Oxford has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).
  • The University of Cambridge has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition A1 (access and participation plan).
  • The Royal Northern College of Music has a specific ongoing condition of registration imposed in relation to Condition E1 (public interest governance).

June 2018

No published activity during this month.

May 2018

April 2018

No published activity during this month.

 

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