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IAG Practitioner Group Online Meeting

The second IAG Practitioner Group meeting of this academic year took place on 20th January online and was well attended by college and HEI partner representatives.

The meeting began with a presentation by Lynsey Hopkins, Operations Transition Lead at UCAS who presented on recent UCAS developments and updates, including some sector headlines, an overview of their support for students and providers in 2022, applicant numbers so far and looking ahead to 2025. 

Following this, a partner round table update then followed where our partners gave updates on IAG/outreach work with college learners planning to progress to HE, including latest news and events, issues and good practice. 

After a short comfort break, Ben Rutter, Funding Information Partners Account Manager at the Student Loans Company presented on the latest HE finance news, including SFE key messages, student finance arrangements for 2022/23, the DfE HE short courses trial and the early application campaign. 

Lastly, Jade Baker-Smith and Jess Brown, Linking London Uni Connect Outreach Officers then gave a Uni Connect Adult Work strand update & group feedback on offer for Spring and Summer Terms 2022. 

Recording, presentations and meeting note 

A recording of the meeting is available to view, and the link can be found on the Partner Area. To view the presentations and meeting note from the day pleaseclick here. This link will take you to the SharePoint Partner Area. You must be a Linking London member to access this website, if you do not have access or have any issues logging in, please email 


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