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Financial sustainability and efficiency in full economic costing of research in UK higher education institutions

This report considers the financial sustainability of research undertaken in universities and other institutions of higher education in the United Kingdom. It assesses the state of research funding, to reflect on whether the sector is using the funding to ensure sustainability and whether higher education institutions are efficient and economical in their use of public funding.

Approach to judging the ‘value’ of a degree needs overhaul

10 February 2020
Universities UK’s President speaks out about higher education’s need to better explain its benefits.

Universities take action to better explain to students how their fee income is spent

22 October 2019
A new guide published today will help universities better explain to students how fee income, and other sources of income, are spent.
a student against a background of stripes

Presenting university income and spending to students

21 October 2019
David Phoenix on the importance of universities presenting their financial information to students.

Universities must help secure a sustainable future for our planet

4 April 2019
The University of Edinburgh's Dave Gorman on the steps his institution is taking to reduce carbon emissions and make a sustainable and socially responsible contribution to the world.