Office for Students

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UK universities told to show ambition in graduate job targets
Threat of sanctions if they fail to reduce dropout rates and set adequate goals for helping students into work

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Universities in England ‘failing to mark down students’ for poor writing skills
Office for Students claims use of ‘inclusive assessment’ policies contributes to grade inflation

Richard Adams Education editor

07, Oct, 2021 @7:33 AM

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Oxbridge student groups to be exempt from free speech law
Labour MPs accuse government of ‘ridiculous’ double standards and warn of two-tier university system

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Sep, 2021 @1:48 PM

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Job prospects vary widely for graduates in England, data shows
Figures published by Office for Students show large differences in outcomes between universities and subjects

Richard Adams Education editor

19, May, 2021 @5:23 PM

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Campus free speech law in England ‘likely to have opposite effect’
Campaigners attack the proposals, saying they will further limit what is deemed acceptable speech

Richard Adams Education editor

12, May, 2021 @7:21 PM

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Plans for 50% funding cut to arts subjects at universities ‘catastrophic’
Artists and musicians speak out against proposal by education secretary and Office for Students

Lanre Bakare and Richard Adams

06, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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English universities to be told to work harder to stop sexual misconduct
Office for Students will publish new guidance requiring robust reporting procedures

Rachel Hall and Richard Adams

16, Apr, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Imperial College under investigation by OfS over bullying scandal
Exclusive: watchdog has launched investigation after two university leaders admitted bullying staff

Ben Quinn

14, Feb, 2021 @4:03 PM

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How expert was rejected for education role given to PM’s ally
Sir Ivor Crewe was interviewed for post of head of the Office of Students but job was given to former Tory MP

Sonia Sodha and James Tapper

14, Feb, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Tory Cronyism has struck again – and higher education will suffer | Kate Green
James Wharton’s appointment to chair the Office for Students threatens its independence, says the shadow education secretary, Kate Green

Kate Green

11, Feb, 2021 @3:24 PM

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Former Tory MP in row over appointment as head of Office for Students
Labour calls appointment of James Wharton ‘another example of cronyism’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, Feb, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Row as Boris Johnson ally lined up for top job at Office for Students
Labour says nothing in James Wharton’s background suggests he is suitable for role

Ben Quinn

18, Dec, 2020 @6:13 PM

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