The government is working with universities and colleges so they can continue to provide high quality teaching and research and produce highly skilled graduates and post graduates.



  1. Postgraduate doctoral loans

    • Consultation outcome
  2. Part-time undergraduate maintenance loan

    • Consultation outcome
  3. Accelerated courses and switching university or degree: call for evidence

    • Closed consultation

See all consultations



  1. Student support applications for higher education: April 2017

    • Official Statistics
  2. Key education statistics: 2017

    • National Statistics
  3. Graduate labour market statistics: 2016

    • Official Statistics

See all statistics

Detailed guides

  1. Marshall Scholarships for American students

    Marshall Scholarships finance high-calibre young graduates or soon-to-be graduates from the USA to study in the UK: find out how to apply. Read more

  2. Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)

    The Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) is a US Department of Defense (DoD) programme. Read more

  3. Chevening Scholarships for students from overseas

    Chevening Scholarships are one-year Masters’ degrees for graduates from eligible countries who could be future leaders. Find out about eligibility and how to apply. Read more

  4. Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS)

    Apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate in order to study certain subjects in the UK. Read more

  5. Recognised UK degrees

    Information about UK higher education degrees and recognised awarding bodies. Read more