Universities are regenerating their local communities by producing graduates, supporting jobs and providing spaces for local people to access.
jobs were supported by universities across England in 2018–19.
of UK university students study in their local area or return to their home region after graduation to work.
people attended free public lectures put on by universities in 2019–20
How can the government support universities?
To shift the centre of gravity for growth and opportunity to the rest of the UK, we recommend that the government
- create enterprise and opportunity hubs across the UK
- embed universities in new development initiatives
University of Liverpool Maths School
The University of Liverpool set up the first specialist maths school in the North of England.
For the students that get the A levels that we offer and then proceed to degrees in these areas, the employment opportunities are really huge.
Headteacher, University of Liverpool Maths School