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OfS ‘referring universities to trading standards’

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England’s regulator raises concern about institutions with “unfair” student terms and conditions

The Office for Students has referred universities to UK National Trading Standards over alleged violations of consumer-protection law, England’s regulator has confirmed.

In a briefing on student consumer protection, the OfS said that where an institution was suspected of not following such laws, it “may also decide to refer the case to…other enforcement bodies”.

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