Consultation outcome

Office for Students: registration fees for HE providers

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

In response to this initial (stage 1) consultation, we’re holding a stage 2 consultation, which builds upon our initial proposals.

A full summary of responses to the stage 1 consultation can be seen at annex A of the stage 2 consultation.

Original consultation


We're consulting on registration fees that registered higher education (HE) providers will pay to the Office for Students (OfS).

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

We’re seeking views on:

  • how to calculate the registration fee that registered higher education providers (like universities and further education colleges offering higher education) will pay to the Office for Students (OfS)
  • examples of where the OfS could use its power to charge other fees
  • how government funding to the OfS could work

Further details on the role of the Office for Students are set out in the government’s white paper.

Published 14 December 2016
Last updated 19 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the stage 2 consultation
  2. First published.