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The HEBSS Steering Group provides oversight of the HEBSS scheme and acts as a forum for stakeholder liaison and management. They promote the rationale and benefits of the scheme to the higher education sector and other stakeholders and also approve annual estimate of income and expenditure for the scheme.
The purpose of the group is to:
|Chair - British Universities Finance Director Group||Reggie Blennerhassett||BUFDG|
|AMOSSHE, The Student Services Organisation||Jayne Aldridge||AMOSSHE|
|Academic Registrars Council||Sharon Harrison-Baker||ARC|
|National Union of Students||Sarah Kerton||NUS|
|Office for Fair Access||Chris Scrase||OFFA|
|Universities and Colleges Admissions Service||Kate Howell||UCAS|
|University Warwick||Vivienne Sykes|
|University Oxford||Joanna Barry|
|University Edinburgh||Robert Lawrie|
|Nottingham Trent University||Alison Gray|
|Cardiff University||Sheila King|
|Student Loans Company||various||SLC|
The HEBSS Steering Group meets three times per year.
Key outputs from the last meeting
08 March 2016
The HEBSS Steering Group received an update on the product and operational performance, recent and future enhancements and finance with no arising issues.
Members were provided with an update on technical upgrade proposal with four options to consider. The group requested further more detailed information on the options and agreed to discuss this further.
Members also discussed possible impact on the introduction of Postgraduate loans and Government Banking Service moving to a different bank.