As the work of the Office for Fair Access begins to transfer to the new Office for Students, Les Ebdon offers his perspective on the way the new body will need to approach this vitally important issue.
Les Ebdon is the Director of Fair Access to Higher Education.
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Whether bursaries actually work at widening access has long been a controversial topic. Les Ebdon writes how OFFA has introduced a new tool to help universities evaluate bursaries’ impact, which will be required for future access agreements.
Following OFFA’s new guidance to universities on access agreements, Director of Fair Access Les Ebdon explains why the sector needs to expect a tougher approach this year.