Guidance for providers about quality and standards during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

The Office for Students continues to regulate all registered higher education providers in England, regardless of whether their current provision is online or not. This guidance sets out our expectations for providers in maintaining quality and standards during the period of disruption resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This guidance is in place until further notice.

3 April 2020
Published 03 April 2020
Last updated 20 October 2021
20 October 2021
Added link to letter of 20 October 2021 to registered providers, setting out the reportable events requirements that will be in place from 1 January 2022
28 January 2021
Guidance updated to provide additional information to degree awarding bodies on our expectations in light of the further changes to teaching and assessment arrangements following the latest national lockdown.
17 June 2020
Page introduction amended

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