Higher Education Provider Services

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Important updates for the service.

Franchise partnerships

When a lead provider, or the franchisor, enters into a franchise agreement with another provider, or the franchisee, the lead provider holds responsibility for all aspects of Student Finance. Please refer to our updated guidance to ensure you’re well placed to deliver your franchised courses effectively.

2024/25 course collection

You can now submit your academic year 2024/25 full-time undergraduate courses and postgraduate master’s courses for Scottish students on our Courses Management Service (CMS).

LLE guidance

When the Lifelong Learning Entitlement (LLE) launches, it will change the way providers set their tuition fee limits. The government has set limits on what they can charge students for tuition. Launching in 2025, the LLE will transform the post-18 student finance system in England. DfE’s guidance explains how tuition fee limits will change for the LLE.

Latest news

Service updates, bulletins and other news about the delivery of student finance.


HEP bulletin- November 2023

Our November bulletin has news on course collection, elsewhere rate campaign, Bursary Administration Service and more.


HEP bulletin - October 2023

Our October bulletin has news on attendance and registration, CMS training events and more..


HEP bulletin - September 2023

Our September bulletin has news on registration and attendance, SIS training sessions, DSA only students and more..

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Most popular guidance chapters

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Creating courses

Creating a DSA course

Explains how to create a DSA course to allow your students to access DSA support.

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Creating courses

Term dates

An overview of term dates and their importance when adding full-time undergraduate courses to CMS.

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Confirming ongoing attendance

Negative attendance confirmation

Negative attendance confirmation and attendance codes explained.

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Confirming ongoing ATTENDANCE

Attendance Home

An introduction to the attendance home page.

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