Economic impact of UK universities

The economic impact of universities in 2014–15

Report
16 October 2017
An investigation into the economic contribution that universities make annually​ to the UK economy through generating GDP, jobs and taxes, and their longer-term impact on the UK. 

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Universities UK’s response to HM Treasury’s consultation Financing Growth in Innovative Firms

Consultations and responses
25 September 2017
Our response to the HM Treasury consultation ‘Financing growth in innovative firms’. We support the review’s goal to catalyse patient capital as an asset class that offers risk adjusted returns to investors, and its recognition of university spinouts.

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Universities UK representation to the Autumn Budget 2017

Consultations and responses
25 September 2017
Universities UK’s submission to the 2017 Autumn Budget sets out the central role that UK universities have in the development of the government’s industrial strategy, particularly across the themes of skills, innovation and research, and place.

Visit Report: UUKi Delegation to Colombia

Report
15 September 2017
This report details the UUKi delegation to Colombia including notes of key meetings. UUKi is working to establish a long-term engagement strategy to catalyse opportunities between UK and Colombian HE sectors.

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Increasing stability and certainty for universities as the UK prepares to leave the EU

8 September 2017
A briefing outlining what the government must do to provide greater short- to medium-term stability and minimise the risk of a damaging ‘cliff-edge’ scenario as the UK exits the EU.

Parliamentary briefing: The undergraduate funding system in England

Briefing
7 September 2017
A briefing for parliamentarians highlighting some of the strengths of the current funding system for undergraduate teaching in England, with a number of recommendations about how the sector can work with government.

Review of the Teaching Excellence Framework Year 2

Review of the Teaching Excellence Framework Year 2

31 August 2017
A review of the results, impact and cost of making submissions to the Teaching Excellence Framework in its first ‘test’ year.

A-level results and update on admissions cycle 2017

17 August 2017
An overview of the outcomes of A-level results day, and data released by UCAS on the applications cycle as at Thursday 17 August at 00:05.

India, Higher Education Policy Update July-August 2017

10 August 2017
This information note is to provide an update on plans for changes to higher education policy in India. It also outlines opportunities for higher education institutions and UUKi activities.

Suitability and sustainability: pensions in the higher education sector

Report
3 August 2017
A report to consider a long-term higher education sector position on pension provision, written for the Employers Pensions Forum in collaboration with the Universities and Colleges Employers Association.