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HE Student Information

Our Higher Education programmes are University level qualifications and are accredited by our partner universities. Once enrolled on the course you will receive individual programmes and any relevant handbooks. Please see details below of our policies and procedures for each of our programmes and partner universities.

Policies and Procedures

Information on The Windsor Forest Group’s College’s Mission, Values, Policies and Procedures are found on our ‘About’ and ‘Governance and Policies’ pages on this website.  The majority of these policies and procedures apply to all our students whatever their level of study, but where there are distinctions, it will be noted within the relevant document.

In addition, where your university level programme of study is either validated or franchised by one of the College’s Partner Universities their academic regulations, policies and procedures may also apply to your programme of study.

Partner University Policies

The links below provide direct access to the academic regulations, policies and procedures pages of the College’s Partner University websites:

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Student Finance

Higher Education courses are covered by a Student Tuition Fee Loan awarded by the Student Loans Company. Visit to find out more. You only start to repay your loan once you are earning over £27,295* per annum on completion of your course. Fees for each course are shown within each individual course outline. For more information, please contact us on 01753 793000 or

*Plan 2 student loan –

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Transparency Information

The information published on the link below shows the number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of an award, on completion of their course with us.

It shows the numbers by reference to:

  • The gender of the individuals to which they relate
  • Their ethnicity
  • Their socioeconomic background

Our Partner Universities

We work with a number of leading universities who validate our Higher Education courses. Many provide a seamless pathway to topping up to a full degree.

Student Transfer Plan

This is a specific document that sets out the College’s institutional arrangements for students to transfer between institutions, including arrangements for students into and from the Windsor Forest Colleges Group. There are a number of ways a student can transfer including:

Transfer between programmes

Transfer to another provider

Transfer from another provider

Transfer for another reason

Consumer Rights

All institutions which provide undergraduate courses, including Universities and FE Colleges, must comply with consumer law. Under this law, students are deemed to be consumers of educational services and are protected by certain consumer rights.

In summary The College needs to ensure that:

  • Students are given up front, clear, timely, accurate and comprehensive information about their programme of study and any regulations, policies and procedures that apply to it
  • Terms and conditions applying to the provision of educational services (by the College to the student) are fair
  • Any student complaint handling processes and practices before, during and after the completion of a programme of study, are fair and transparent
  • It has a Student Protection Plan in place to protect the interests of students in the event of a material change in their programme of study

The terms and conditions applying to University Level or Higher Education study at the College are contained within the following policies:

Access and Participation Statement

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Refund and Compensation Policy

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Student Protection Plan

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Higher Education Admissions Policy

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