Office for Students

The Office for Students (OfS) is a non-departmental public body of the Department for Education, acting as the regulator and competition authority for the higher education sector in England.[1]

Office for Students
Agency overview
Formed1 January 2018
Preceding agencies
TypeNon-departmental public body
Minister responsible
Agency executives
Parent departmentDepartment for Education

In February 2021, James Wharton, Baron Wharton of Yarm was made the new chair.[2]