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IAG Practitioner Group Meeting

The first IAG Practitioner Group meeting of this academic year took place on 22nd September in person 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 the recent UCAS data, survey key findings, looking ahead to 2023-2025. 

Following this, Rebecca Mameli, Head of Higher Education and Research at Pearson presented to the group giving an overview of Higher Technical Qualifications including what they are, opportunities and challenges, the HTQ cycles and HE policy developments. 

After a short comfort break, the group split into 3 groups and discussed how university and college partners can work together to improve the IAG/outreach offer for college learners & Feedback. A full write up of the discussion can be found on our partner area. 

Lastly, Ben Rutter, Funding Information Partners Account Manager at the Student Loans Company presented on the latest HE finance news, including SFE key messages, payments and fraud. BR also highlighted some useful SF resources such as a common questions resource, payment guidance page and fraud guidance. 

The next meeting will take place on Thursday 19th January 2023, 2-4pm. 

Presentations and meeting note 

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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