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Office for Fair Access

An independent, non-departmental public body (arm’s-length body, quango) which promotes and safeguards fair access to higher education for lower-income and other under-represented groups (after the introduction of higher tuition fees in 2006–07), by facilitating outreach work and financial support.

Access agreements cover full-time undergraduate courses and Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Initial Teacher Training courses for home/EU students at English universities and colleges.
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TORONTO -- Sanatana Diamonds Inc ("Sanatana or the Company") (AIM:SAN) is pleased to announce that an Access Agreement has been signed with the Deline Land Corporation and to provide an update on exploration activities at its Mackenzie Diamond Project.
The power-by-the-hour pool access agreement with AZAL is signed by AJW Aviation.
The access agreement these providers use are non-exclusive and terms range from five to ten years.
So for us in Gloucester, the land access agreement does nothing to protect our community from this environmentally dangerous industry.
According to Tourism and Hospitality Minister Walter Mzembi, he is to travel to China at the end of the month to discuss the preferred destination access agreement the two countries signed in 2006, with his Chinese counterpart.
In addition, Emerald has clarified that the Indicative Access Agreement only applies to port terminal services, not up-country services.
Mitchel Sayare, PhD, ImmunoGen Chairman and CEO, commented, "We now have several agreements in place with Genentech - the three license agreements that enable them to develop TAP products to different targets and the technology access agreement that enables them to test our TAP technology with other of their therapeutic antibodies.
Mr Anaya visited North Star, 100 kilometres south of Port Hedland, to witness a ceremony marking an historic land access agreement signed by Fortescue and the Njamal People in December 2011.
Although the Company had expected to add approximately 5,000 "billable" subscribers during the quarter, several properties and one sizable project of 1,800 subscribers remained in WIP "under contract" instead of moving to "billable" due to property owners requesting longer phase-in schedules in return for executing more financially beneficial ten year bulk access agreements instead of the customary seven year access agreement.
The above agreement and private placement are conditional on exchange approval and on Sonora Gold meeting certain conditions including finalizing an extension to the existing San Enrique surface access agreement.
However, the Company expects that its direct costs will decrease as a percentage of revenue in future periods as a result of the conversion of many of its private cable subscribers to DIRECTV services and because of an expected increase in revenue derived from DIRECTV subscribers in new exclusive and choice access agreement type properties.
Mitchel Sayare, PhD, ImmunoGen Chairman and CEO, commented, "We believe this technology access agreement is beneficial to both companies.