You need cookies enabled

HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


You need cookies enabled

This seminar is an opportunity to assess best practice, practical challenges and next steps for policy in order achieve the Government's widening participation targets. 

Delegates will discuss:

  • the reform of post-16 technical education and the opportunities presented by Degree Apprenticeships
  • improving participation among students who are mature, BAME, disabled or from disadvantaged communities
  • what works in outreach and how this can inform policy and practice
  • the role of the admissions system in widening participation.

Read more and register for the event