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Statement from Director of Fair Access following new BIS draft guidance


OFFA comments on end of Aimhigher


OFFA comments on provisional end-of-cycle UCAS data for 2010/11


OFFA comments on proposed new fee levels


Director of Fair Access reappointed until October 2011

Director of Fair Access reappointed until October 2011


Director of Fair Access responds to Independent Review of Higher Education & Student Finance


Targeted outreach is the key to widening access at highly selective universities


Universities spend £344 million of additional fee income on access measures


UCAS applications for England up 10.6 % for 2010 entry

The latest UCAS figures for 2010 entry published today (16 July 2010) show that the number of English students applying to full-time undergraduate courses at English universities and colleges has increased by 10.6 % compared to the same point last year.

Commenting on the figures, Sir Martin Harris, Director of Fair Access, said


Director of Fair Access sets out way forward for widening access to highly selective universities


OFFA welcomes university participation figures


UCAS applications for England up 22.2% for 2010 entry


OFFA welcomes report showing significantly increased participation in higher education among disadvantaged young people


UCAS figures for 2009 show 8.4% rise in applications from students in disadvantaged areas