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Office for Students regulatory framework consultation

​​OfS regulatory framework consultationThe first stage of Universities UK's response to the Office for Students (OfS) regulatory framework consultation,​ and an initial assessment of priority areas.​

This paper identifies a need for more clarity on how the OfS will ensure that its regulatory judgements and wider approach to market regulation will be transparent, accountable and independent.​


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