Office for Students registration

We are delighted to be recognised as a Higher Education Provider by the The Office for Students and are the only NHS Trust on the register

Being registered means that we are regulated to ensure that every student has a fulfilling experience of Higher Education that enriches their lives and careers.  It also means that we, as a mental health education provider, can influence topical debates in Higher Education for the benefit of our students, alumni and staff.

Being registered with the OfS means that we have demonstrated that: 

We are also able to be more engaged with developments across the Higher Education sector to the benefit of students and staff and this increases our capacity to offer the best learning experience and career progression to our students.  

Benefits for our current and prospective students

As one of our students you can be assured that we have had to comply with regulations that prove that we can provide you with:

Benefits for our prospective international students

Registration with the OfS provides our international students on a ‘Tavistock and Portman Student Visa’ a number of benefits including:

If you hold a current Tier 4 visa it remains valid and continues with exactly the same conditions and rights as before and we will be working with our current international students to ensure they receive the correct advice and, where possible, ensure they can also benefit from the above.  If you are a current student, please contact us at if you have any questions.

Benefits for our graduates and alumni

Our degree courses have been examined and assured to:

In addition, as a Higher Education Provider, we can inform and influence discussions around what the mental health workforce needs from those that are working towards qualifications.  This means that your work will be relevant and required upon graduation. 

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