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Welcome to OFFA

Promoting fair access to higher education

The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) is the independent regulator of fair access to higher education in England. We believe that everyone with the potential and ambition to succeed in higher education should have equal opportunity to do so, whatever their income or background.

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Upcoming events

Developing your 2016-17 access agreement February 24: A chance for practitioners to get advice from OFFA staff and share good practice
Your student financial support model and its contribution to access, retention and success March 11: Examining the evidence base on financial support

Universities and colleges »

University

See guidance about writing your access agreement, find out about monitoring and sign up for RSS/email alerts to keep up to date with announcements.

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Students »

Student

Check out info on getting financial support from your university, use our useful links to help you work out what financial support you are entitled to, and find the access agreement that covers you.

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Press »

Newspaper

View our press releases, check out our Quick Facts and FAQs, or subscribe to our RSS press feed/email news alerts to keep up to date with OFFA announcements.

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