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LLE guidance

When the Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE) launches, it will change the way providers set their tuition fee limits. The government has set limits on what they can charge students for tuition. Launching in 2025, the LLE will transform the post-18 student finance system in England. DfE’s guidance explains how tuition fee limits will change for the LLE.

Lifelong Learning Entitlement- Ofs Blog

The Office for Students (OfS) has published a blog post exploring the new Lifelong Learning Entitlement and their role in introducing it from academic year 2025/26. Later this year, they’ll be discussing the development of a third category of registration which will allow you to apply for inclusion on the OfS Register.

ESFA performance management review - September 2023

ESFA notifies providers of the September performance management review outcome week commencing 8 October. If successful, you'll get an updated contract. ESFA will tell us once your Contract Manager’s signed and returned it. If it’s done by 7 November, you’ll see the increase on the LP Portal on 15 November. If this deadline’s missed, please sign the contract by 5 December. Find more information in the funding rules.

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Advanced Learner Loan bulletin - October 2023

Our October bulletin has information about the September performance review point outcomes, change of circumstances notifications, the OCA project, and more.


Advanced Learner Loan bulletin - September 2023

Our September bulletin has information about ESFA performance management review points, start of term responsibilities, attendance confirmations and more.


Advanced Learner Loan bulletin - August 2023

Our August bulletin has information about loan allocation monitoring, Student loan repayments, LP portal enhancements, and more.

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Attendance worklist

Instructions on how to use the attendance worklist in the LP Portal.

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Change of Circumstance

Creating pre- and post-liability CoCs

An introduction to creating Change of Circumstance notifications.

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Financial reports

Payment Instalment Report

An introduction to the payment instalment report and how to access it.

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ALL factsheet

Payment and drawdown calendar for academic year 2023/24

The calendar shows the attendance confirmation and payment dates in each month.

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