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DfE/QAA Decision regarding Access to HE

Dear CAVA students We have received official notice from the QAA and Department for Education that a decision has been made for Access to HE in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. You can find the official letter for students here.  To summarise, for students expected to complete[...]

QAA COVID-19 Decision Ongoing

Dear CAVA Access to HE students The Department for Education has not yet published its decision about the assessment of Access to HE. We anticipate the decision will be made by the[...]

COVID-19 Update for Access to HE Diploma students

QAA Update 26 March 2020 We know that, as Access to HE students, many of you were already engaged in a tricky balance between work, family responsibilities and study. In the current[...]

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[...]

CAVA response on COVID-19

In light of the ongoing UK COVID-19 outbreak, please find below CAVA’s response and how we are supporting our members through this rapidly changing situation. The health and wellbeing of our staff,[...]

New subject guidance from QAA aims to increase adults entering Medicine

QAA have launched a new national framework for the Access to Higher Education Diploma in Medicine – read more here. The Access to HE Diploma (Medicine) is currently available at The College[...]

CAVA Student wins Keith Fletcher Award for Outstanding Commitment to Study 2019

Congratulations to Jack Farr, former Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science) from Warwickshire College Group who will be awarded the Keith Fletcher Award for ‘Outstanding Commitment to Study’ at Westminster on 6[...]

Access to HE – student story

Access to HE Diploma – Regional Network Meetings

City College Plymouth – Wednesday 29 January Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge – Friday 31 January  Bournemouth and Poole College – Wednesday 12 February Barnsley College – Wednesday 26 February Nottingham College –[...]

CAVA Student Awards – Outstanding Academic Achievement – Winner – Dylan Hayden

Every year, CAVA member colleges nominate Access to Higher Education Diploma students they believe have demonstrated an outstanding academic achievement. In 2019, Dylan Hayden from Bournemouth and Poole College was selected as[...]