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University spending explained

This interactive explainer shows how universities in England spend their money, and how all of this ultimately benefits the paying student.

Clearing 2018 in numbers

Key facts and figures about the 2018 UCAS undergraduate cycle, updated daily from A-level results day.
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Higher education in numbers

Key facts and figures about UK higher education, from the numbers of undergraduate and postgraduate students to how much universities contribute to the UK economy.
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Our data analysis reports

Our annual data analysis publications: 'Higher education in facts and figures', and 'Patterns and trends in UK higher education'.
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Impact of universities

The UK's universities are among the best in the world – they have an impact on all aspects of life in the UK, and they’re vital for our future.
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Brexit FAQs for universities and students

Advice and guidance for universities and students following the EU referendum result.

News

Thousands more should be able to do Degree Apprenticeships

15 July 2019
Bold action is needed from government to reform the degree apprenticeship system so many more people can become degree apprentices, according to a major report published today by Universities UK.

Universities UK welcomes report detailing impact of international graduates

21 March 2019
Universities UK has responded to a joint report by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Kaplan International Pathways (Kaplan) which explains the contribution from international students who graduate from university and stay in the UK to work.

International staff vital for UK’s future STEM success

18 December 2018
University staff from overseas account for a growing and sizeable proportion of tutors, researchers and technicians in engineering and technology as well as biological, mathematical and physical sciences, a new report finds today.

Blog

You say stability, I say stagnation

11 January 2018
UUK's Eleanor Jubb looks at the latest data on the number of international students choosing to study in the UK.