Glossary of FOI

The following is a list of abbreviations that are used in the publication scheme.

APL / APEL

Accreditation for Prior Learning / Experiential Learning

AQSS

Academic Quality Support Services

BA

Bachelor of Arts

BEd

Bachelor of Education

BSc

Bachelor of Science

BTh

Bachelor of Theology

BUSA

British Universities Sports Association

C.I.T.S.

Communication and Information Technology Services

Corp. Comms.

Corporate Communications

C.S.U.

Chester Students' Union

C.W.R.S.

Centre for Work Related Studies

GTTR

Graduate Teacher Training Register

HEFCE

Higher Education Funding Council for England

HERO

Higher Education Research Opportunities

HESA

Higher Education Statistics Agency

H.R.M.S.

Human Resources Management Services

IT

Information Technology

ITT

Initial Teacher Training

JANET

Joint Academic Network

JISC

Joint Information Systems Committee

LLB

Bachelor of Law

LSU

Learning Support Unit

M Phil

Master of Philosophy

MA

Master of Arts

M.R.A.

Marketing, Recruitment and Admissions

MSc

Master of Science

MV

Millennium Volunteer

NMAS

Nursing and Midwifery Admissions Service

NMC

Nursing and Midwifery Council

OfSTED

Office for Standards in Education

OIAHE

Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education

PG Cert

Postgraduate Certificate

PG Dip

Postgraduate Diploma

PGCE

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Ph D

Doctor of Philosophy

QAA

Quality Assurance Agency

RAE

Research Assessment Exercise

SGSS

Student Guidance and Support Services

UCAS

Universities and Colleges Admissions Service

WAP

Widening Access and Participation

WBL

Work Based Learning

WWW

World Wide Web