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academic year


The session from 1 August to 31 July.
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access


The policy of ensuring that students from disadvantaged backgrounds and deprived areas access new learning opportunities.
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access courses


Access courses are designed to prepare students who do not have standard entry qualifications for higher education courses.
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accountability


The process through which institutions and individuals are expected to demonstrate the fulfilment of their obligations, including the proper use of public funds.
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accreditation


Accreditation is the approval of a higher education course by an authorised body.
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assessment credits


A programme element of a course, typically 40 hours in duration.
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age profile


The age of students entering further education colleges, grouped accordingly into age bands.
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benchmarking


A process through which practices are analysed to provide a standard measurement ('benchmark') of effective performance within an organisation (such as a university). Benchmarks are also used to compare performance with other organisations and other sectors.
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bibliometrics


Bibliometrics is the generic term for data about publications. This includes data on the numbers of articles and publications produced, classified under different headings such as author, institution, subject area, country, in order to construct simple indicators of productivity for academic research. It also includes more sophisticated techniques [..]
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british universities finance directors group


The representative body for finance office staff in the higher education sector in the UK. 
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