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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2018

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2018

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21 September 2018
A comprehensive range of data and analysis of the higher education sector in the last decade.

Higher education research in facts and figures

Higher education research in facts and figures

9 February 2018
Data related to the quality of research activity at UK universities, demographics of researchers, and expenditure on research and development.

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

Higher education in facts and figures 2017

26 October 2017
Statistics from academic year 2015–16 related to students and staff at UK universities, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2017

21 July 2017
Fully updated for 2017, covering a 10-year period that has seen a transition to new higher education funding systems in England and Wales, and ongoing challenges related to restrictions on public funding following the economic downturn.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2016

5 December 2016
An interim update of our annual Patterns and trends publication, with updated data and statistics on students, staff and the finances of higher education providers over the past decade.

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Higher education in facts and figures 2016

25 August 2016
Statistics from academic year 2014–15 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2015

3 December 2015
2015 Patterns report continues the series on changing trends in higher education and takes the story up to academic year 2013-14.

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Higher education in facts and figures 2015

3 September 2015
Statistics from academic year 2013–14 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2014

15 December 2014
The trends in higher education up to academic year 2012–13. Showing a period of change this was the first year of the new undergraduate funding regime, which in part contributed to a decline of 6.3% in student enrolment.

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Higher education in facts and figures 2014

13 November 2014
Statistics from academic year 2012–13 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2013

6 December 2013
2013 Patterns and trends continues the series on changing trends in higher education for academic year 2011–12. Data shows how the higher education sector has been changing.

Higher education in facts and figures 2013

29 August 2013
Statistics from academic year 2011–12 related to students at UK higher education institutions, and the income and expenditure of these institutions.

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2012

14 December 2012
2012 shows a period of continued growth for UK universities, with a steady rise in the number of students over the past decade.

Higher education in facts and figures 2012

3 September 2012
Presenting statistics from academic year 2010–11 relating to students, staff and finance for the whole of the UK higher education sector

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Patterns and trends in UK higher education - 2003 to 2011 reports

17 October 2011
Time series data produced annually since 2001 under the title 'Patterns of higher education institutions in the UK'.

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Higher education in facts and figures - 2005 to 2011 reports

17 August 2011
List of 'Higher education in facts and figures' publications from 2011 back to 2005.

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Patterns and trends in higher education report 2018

21 September 2018
Our annual 'Patterns and trends' report presents a range of data and analysis on the changing size and shape of UK higher education.

UK produces world-leading research

9 February 2018
Universities UK data shows that research from UK higher education institutions is highly respected across the world and brings in billions of pounds to the economy.

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.