Home > Policy and analysis > Reports > Trends in undergraduate recruitment

Trends in undergraduate recruitment

7 August 2014

Report page

This report, the third in our series The funding environment for universities 2014, examines recent trends in UK- and EU-domiciled undergraduate recruitment to higher education institutions in England and the challenges they present.

 It covers a period of significant change for universities, including ongoing transition to a new undergraduate funding system, reductions in public funding for higher education, and the impact of the global economic downturn. 

The team

Jovan Luzajic

Jovan Luzajic

Senior Policy Analyst
Universities UK

Julie Tam

Julie Tam

Deputy Director of Policy
Universities UK

Daniel Wake

Daniel Wake

Policy Analyst
Universities UK


UUK response to Treasury Committee recommendations on government's major review of university funding

UUK response to recommendations on major review of university funding

18 February 2018
UUK responds to the Treasury Committee recommendations on the government’s major review of university funding

Committee of University Chairs consultation on senior staff pay

9 January 2018
Universities UK's response to CUC consultation on senior staff pay.


Five things the university funding review must do

19 February 2018
Today, the Prime Minister launched the government's review of post-18 education and funding in England. UUK's Deputy Director of Policy Julie Tam sets out five things the review must do.

HM Treasury

The chancellor’s budget dilemma: four ways universities can help

10 November 2017
UUK's Alistair Jarvis sets out our areas the chancellor should consider when he delivers the budget 2017.