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Rachel Hewitt writes for HEPI on resetting relations between universities and the OfS

10 Jul 2023

MillionPlus Chief Executive Rachel Hewitt has written for the Higher Education Policy Institute on resetting relations between universities and the Office for Students.

"It’s important to state at the outset that universities are not opposed to robust regulation. A sector with no regulatory oversight is unlikely to be a healthy one and none in the sector dispute the need for proportionate, evidence-based regulation to ensure all students have access to high-quality education," she writes. 

"But with higher education one of the UK’s biggest international success stories, educating millions of students every year, the relationship between regulator and regulated must be a functional and healthy one. As of this moment, it is arguable whether this is the case."

Read the article in full here.