University funding explained

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University funding has received a lot of attention in recent years, with the 2012 reforms to higher education and fees across the United Kingdom. Much of the debate has focused on undergraduate fees and research grants from government - with conclusions being drawn on the finances of universities and the possible 'winners and losers'. This is only part of the story. Almost all universities that receive public funding are charities, and raise income from a wide range of sources. This publication illustrates the diversity of these sources. Any surplus income is reinvested back in to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Finance; Higher education; Providers of education and training; Management

Keywords: Educational expenditure; Educational finance; Investment; University; Institutional administration

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Universities UK, 2016

Physical description: 14 p.

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ISBN: 9781840363616

Resource type: Guide

Rights: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 125.105

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