Access to higher education before, during and after the pandemic
2 Oct 2020
2 Oct 2020
The OfS-funded Institute of Coding is finding that flexible, modular, digital skills education can improve diversity in learner cohorts and the tech workforce.
27 Nov 2020Blog post
When automobiles first entered the public consciousness around the start of the 20th century, they were often referred to as ‘horseless carriages’. At the time this made sense: the earliest cars looked very similar to carriages, and both were performing the same function of transporting you from A to B.
25 Nov 2020Blog post
The credibility and value of the qualifications awarded by higher education providers matters greatly to students, their families, employers and other stakeholders. And it matters too for the international reputation of the English higher education sector.
19 Nov 2020Blog post
A major Office for Students (OfS) programme to address inequalities in higher education has identified new approaches to teaching, improvements in student support, and better understanding of structural barriers and issues.
11 Nov 2020Blog post
The review of digital teaching and learning I am leading on behalf of the OfS has taken off in the last two months. The call for evidence has just closed (though further submissions are always welcome) and conveys one message above all others – excitement, opportunity and the chance for real transformation.
30 Oct 2020Blog post
Suzy Allinson from the Office for Students and Claire Fraser, from Research England, a Council within UK Research and Innovation, explain how outputs from this joint programme will help providers to support the mental health of postgraduate research students.
8 Oct 2020Blog post
Office for Students (OfS) student panel chair Martha Longdon outlines what students should be able to expect from their university or college, if they are asked to self-isolate on or off campus.
5 Oct 2020Blog post
Chris Millward, Director for Fair Access and Participation at the Office for Students, reflects on how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected access to higher education.
2 Oct 2020Blog post
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.
3 Sep 2020Blog post
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