New College Swindon is a registered provider on the Office for Students (OfS) Register of higher education providers in England. This means we meet the OfS requirements for course quality, academic standards, student support, student protection and more. Being registered means we have demonstrated to the OfS that New College Swindon:
All higher education institutions registered with the OfS are required to publish a Student Protection Plan setting out what students can expect to happen should a course, campus or institution close.
Access and participation plans set out how higher education providers will improve equality of opportunity for underrepresented groups to access, succeed in and progress from higher education.
The information published below shows:
It also shows these numbers by reference to:
It is important to note that the data presented has not been contextualised. This means, for example, that you will not be able to see from this data how many of those applying to courses met the entry criteria. It is also the case that universities and colleges will often receive many more applications than they have spaces on courses and so offer rates will necessarily be lower than application rates in those circumstances.
New College is a charity, but we do not have a charity number as a Further Education Corporation we are an exempt charity as defined in Part 3 of the Charities Act 2011.
The act is here:
Paragraph 22 (1): In this Act “exempt charity” means any institution, so far as it is a charity, that is within Schedule 3.
Schedule 3 (7): A further education corporation.