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Opportunities to celebrate Access students’ achievements in 2015-16

Nominations for the national Keith Fletcher Awards for outstanding Access to HE students 2016 This is a national prize in memory of Keith Fletcher who dedicated his career to Access to HE. The prize recognises students’ outstanding academic achievement and commitment to study. We are pleased to announce[...]

Great Yarmouth ex Art & Design student

Congratulations to Carol Desborough who studied Access to HE DIploma (Art and Design) at Great Yarmouth College in 2015.  She is currently studying Fashion and Textiles FdA through UCSGY and as part of[...]

External moderation vacancies 2016-17

We are planning our moderation team for 2016-17. We would welcome expressions of interest for possible opportunities in the future, especially in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire regions. Please contact[...]

CAVA Conference 2016

The CAVA annual conference 2016 will be held at the Møller Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge on Monday 28 November 2016. We look forward to meeting up with all our members.

Advanced Learner Loans

Advanced Learner Loans – the remit of 24+ Advanced Learning Loans has been expanded to students aged over 19 for study at levels 3 to 6. They have been renamed Advanced Learner[...]

External moderators’ briefing 2015

External moderators’ briefings took place in Cambridge and Nottingham in December, with another briefing taking place in Bournemouth at the end of January. It was great to see so many of our[...]

Access to HE Diploma UCAS Tariff (2017 entry onwards)

The new UCAS Tariff system will be applicable for any student applying in 2016-17 to start university or college from September 2017 onwards. All qualifications that are currently on the UCAS Tariff[...]

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[...]

CAVA Conference 2015

It was lovely to see so many of our CAVA members at our annual conference at the Moller Centre on Tuesday 24 November. We hope you found it useful and informative. We[...]

CAVA Annual Conference – 25 years of Access

CAVA’s annual conference will take place on 24 November 2015 at the Møller Centre, Churchill College, University of Cambridge. Nic Dakin MP, Shadow Schools Minister, will be our key-note speaker. The conference[...]