The Office for Fair Access closed at the end of 31 March 2018 and responsibility for higher education access regulation transferred to the Office for Students

Celebrating progress in fair access

With just one month to go until the new Office for Students becomes fully operational, we’re celebrating progress in fair access and looking ahead to the remaining challenges.

You can join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #FairAccess to tell us about your own progress and successes, the changes you’ve seen in access and participation over the last decade and how these have been facilitated by an increasing focus on evidence and evaluation, the remaining challenges as you see them, and your hopes for the future of access and participation. 

Over the course of this month, we’ll be publishing:

We’ll also be looking back at all the research we’ve commissioned over the last few years and the impact this has had so far, and giving you the chance to hear from OFFA staff on what it’s been like to work in fair access regulation over the last decade.

For further information, please contact Aislinn Keogh (Press and Communications Adviser) at OFFA on or 0117 931 7173.