I’m a student



Too many choices? 

How do I find out about


 –      my higher education options?

–      what to do if it does not work out for me?

What was the deal? Did I get what I paid for?

Students with questions, you can find some answers here

What’s the deal?

On the terms of your contract with the provider of your course, see

The deal

On contact hours and feedback, see

Contact hours and feedback

Will my course lead to professional qualification?

On professional accreditation questions, see

 Professional accreditation questions 

I am not a UK student/ my course is run through a partnership

On international students and collaborative arrangements, see

International students and collaborative arrangements

I am a research student

If you are a research student, go to the  ‘I’m an academic’ button and look at the pages on Research disputes.  Also see:

The student researcher

Research students who are also employees

I want to complain!

On complaints and appeals, see

How to complain

What happens if I break the rules?

On student discipline, see

Should I be subject to ‘student discipline’ if I misbehave?

What happens if I break the rules?

Shall I get a fair hearing?

I want to protest!

On running a student demonstration see

Running a student demonstration

On getting a job, see

I can’t get a job

Look at What is changing for some of the ways in which the higher education system in England is altering.

News for Students

The plan is to encourage ‘challenger’ providers to enter the higher education ‘sector’ by giving them probationary degree-awarding powers for three years from the beginning.  These may be removed. There is also to be ‘provider exit’ for providers which fail or … Continue reading

July 1, 2016