Regulatory advice 13: How to apply for university college and university title

This regulatory advice sets out guidance for providers of higher education in England that wish to use either ‘university college’ or ‘university’ title as part of their name. It applies to you if you are interested in applying for university college or university title on or after 1 April 2019.

This document is yet to be updated to incorporate the changes to conditions of registration that came into effect on 1 May 2022.

OfS 2019.08
11 April 2019
Last updated 01 May 2022
01 May 2022
Link added to list of consequential changes to conditions of registration, in effect from 1 May 2022.
16 December 2020
Update to the alert message.
15 May 2020
Notice added about the suspension of applications for university title.

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