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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2016

News

Universities taking steps to tackle grade inflation

28 November 2018
UK universities and other higher education providers are planning a range of changes to the degree classification system to tackle perceptions of grade inflation and ensure public confidence in the results students receive and the value of a degree.

Unemployment rate for graduates at its lowest for 39 years

18 October 2018
UUK response to a report from Prospects on the graduate labour market.

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.

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

Latest facts, figures and trends in higher education

26 October 2017
UUK's Daniel Wake looks at some of the latest trends from this year's higher education in facts and figures publication.

This data visualisation provides an interim update of our annual Patterns and trends publication.​

Included in the visualisation are updated versions of some of the charts originally found in our 2015 publication.​ 

Our full Patterns and trends report will be published in spring 2017. We have modified the timing of publication to better align with the annual release of source data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). We anticipate that our full Patterns and trends publication will, from now on, be published annually in spring each year.

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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.

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

Latest facts, figures and trends in higher education

26 October 2017
UUK's Daniel Wake looks at some of the latest trends from this year's higher education in facts and figures publication.

News

Universities taking steps to tackle grade inflation

28 November 2018
UK universities and other higher education providers are planning a range of changes to the degree classification system to tackle perceptions of grade inflation and ensure public confidence in the results students receive and the value of a degree.

Unemployment rate for graduates at its lowest for 39 years

18 October 2018
UUK response to a report from Prospects on the graduate labour market.