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Hartpury Access to HE student

A Hartpury student is setting her sights on competing at the prestigious Asian Games in 2018 after a string of successful performances.   Chia-Ying (known as Jiayin) Chiang, 18 , from Taiwan, is hoping to represent her home nation with the help of her father – a National Games medallist[...]

Hartpury University and Hartpury College

Hannah, an MSci Equine Science student at Hartpury University, talks about why the Access to Higher Education was so important for her. ‘Get prepared, get ready’ – Access to Higher Education [...]

Higher Education Fair 2021

We’re excited to launch our first CAVA Higher Education Fair for CAVA Access to HE students! The Higher Education Fair will give students the opportunity to hear from and speak directly with[...]

How FE can help prepare the UK’s next generation of doctors

News extract from FE week Julie Mizon, Access Manager, QAA Medicine has long been the near-exclusive preserve of higher education, but the QAA’s Julie Mizon has big plans to change that In[...]

How the Access to HE Diploma gave Paul a second chance at Music

When I left school after doing A-Levels in 2004, I was still under the impression that I was going to take a gap year and then go to Music College. That didn’t[...]

Information for Access to HE Diploma students in response to COVID-19

Please find the following information on how CAVA will support students following the temporary closures of schools, colleges and universities.  We understand that this is a worrying time for students. CAVA staff[...]

Key insights from QAA’s Access to HE annual conference

The QAA’s Access to HE annual conference took place virtually across two half days on 10 and 11 May. Across the two days, the conference touched on different facets of the new[...]

Key insights from the Association of Colleges Annual Conference 2022

The AoC annual conference took place at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham across two full days on 15 and 16 November. CAVA’s Deputy CEO Emily Ross and Communications and Events Officer[...]

Learning bit by bit – Access to HE Diploma (Computing) Testimonials

For many people it can be incredibly daunting going back into education and it can be even more of a challenge making those first steps to pursue a career in the ever[...]

Merry Christmas.png Happy Christmas and Season’s Greetings from everyone at CAVA

Thank you to everyone for your all your support and hard work again this year! It has been a pleasure working with you! Instead of sending Christmas cards in the post, we[...]