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Higher education in facts and figures 2019

Report
24 October 2019
A snapshot of statistics relating to universities’ research activity, student employability, and information on international students from the 2017–18 academic year.

Higher education in facts and figures 2018

Higher education in facts and figures 2018

Report
18 December 2018
An overview of universities’ research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff in 2016–17.

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2018

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2018

Report
21 September 2018
A comprehensive range of data and analysis of the higher education sector in the last decade.

Higher education research in facts and figures

Higher education research in facts and figures

9 February 2018
Data related to the quality of research activity at UK universities, demographics of researchers, and expenditure on research and development.

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

26 October 2017
Statistics from academic year 2015–16 related to students and staff at UK universities, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2017

21 July 2017
Fully updated for 2017, covering a 10-year period that has seen a transition to new higher education funding systems in England and Wales, and ongoing challenges related to restrictions on public funding following the economic downturn.

Patterns and Trends 2016 cover

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2016

5 December 2016
An interim update of our annual Patterns and trends publication, with updated data and statistics on students, staff and the finances of higher education providers over the past decade.

Facts and figures 2016 front cover

Higher education in facts and figures 2016

25 August 2016
Statistics from academic year 2014–15 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2015

3 December 2015
2015 Patterns report continues the series on changing trends in higher education and takes the story up to academic year 2013-14.

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Higher education in facts and figures 2015

3 September 2015
Statistics from academic year 2013–14 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

Blog

A-level results day and Clearing 2019: reasons to be cheerful

12 August 2019
As A-level results day approaches, UUK’s Daniel Wake looks at recent trends in university admissions, and provides some final information to applicants, who for the first time can choose to put themselves into ‘Clearing’.