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Spending review 2004: Achieving our vision

Report
12 February 2004

Achieving our vision', Universities UK's 2004 spending review submission for England and Northern Ireland, sets out the level of investment we believe is needed for the sector to achieve agreed objectives. 

It outlines a need for an additional £8.79bn, split between one-off capital (£3.75bn) and recurrent funding (£5.04bn) split over the spending review period. The submission sets out spending priorities in the following areas: 

  • Maintaining core funding for teaching and learning

  • Maintaining research capacity

  • Additional student numbers

  • Access premium for new students

  • Human resources

  • Teaching & research infrastructure

  • Knowledge transfer & teaching

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