Office for Fair Access

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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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According to Foreign Office statement, this step is consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on 21 May 2008, under which both countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other's custody twice a year, on 1 January and 1 July, respectively.
United States-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals has signed a national funding agreement with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the National Health Service (NHS) England, based on a Managed Access Agreement.
According to foreign office, this step is consistent with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Pakistan and India, signed on 21 May 2008, under which both countries are required to exchange lists of prisoners in each other's custody twice a year, on 1 January and 1 July, respectively.
The decision is based on Takeda continuing to provide the drug at the price agreed with NHS England in the commercial access agreement.
Redcentric have signed a network access agreement with CityFibre to provide seamless access to the network in support of its customers, who remain with Redcentric and are unaffected by the disposal.
NASDAQ: CDNS) and ARM said they have signed a multi-year technology access agreement.
International Resource News-July 4, 2013--Fortune Minerals Limited receives Tlicho Land Access Agreement for NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project(C)1994-2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
Sydney, Australia, Nov 18, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Toro Energy Limited (ASX:TOE) announce the execution of a Letter of Intent with OZ Minerals Ltd (ASX:OZL) for the termination of Toro's Tenements Access Agreement over EL4025, EL4132, EL4283, EL4390, referred to as the Mt Woods Project located in South Australia.
Any university planning to make changes to their fee levels needs to submit a revised access agreement to Offa.
Paradigm has signed a multi-year software license access agreement with Gazprom Group Company for the use of its software.
Patent and Trademark Office signed a traditional knowledge digital library (TKDL) access agreement.
Sargent said they reviewed the access agreement and are satisfied with it.