We are part of the regulatory framework for higher education. We are independent of governments, higher education regulators, and other bodies, but it is through working with others that we can bring the most benefit to students and the higher education sector more widely. Find out more about our role in the higher education sector.

As an ombuds organisation, we work with others in the ombuds sector both nationally and internationally to learn from and contribute to the development of good ombuds practice.

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The OIA in the ombuds sector

Learn more about how we work with other organisations in the ombuds sector.

Our role in the HE regulatory framework

Learn more about our role in the HE regulatory framework and how we work with other sector organisations.