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Anton Muscatelli, Chair of Universities Scotland and Principal of Glasgow University discusses the impact of tightened budgets on universities.

Anton Muscatelli, Chair of Universities Scotland and Principal of Glasgow University discusses the impact of tightened budgets on universities.

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  • 1. Facing up to today's challenges: building for tomorrow Professor Anton Muscatelli, Convener, Universities Scotland
  • 2. Total spending & revenues Any material on UK deficit etc....
  • 3. Total spending & revenues
    • Any material on UK deficit etc....
  • 4. Departmental spending
    • Any material on UK deficit etc....
  • 5. Less than 50% from the public purse BUT - needed Other income Core public funding
  • 6. HE funding in Scotland: the impact of 5 per cent cut in 2011/12
  • 7. Chief Economic Adviser, Dr Andrew Goudie’s medium to long term outlook for public expenditure in Scotland
  • 8. The challenges facing Scotland’s universities
    • Funding: in the long-term
    • Funding: in the short-term
  • 9. Submissions to the Browne Review: more fees please Group Position Russell Group Fee cap should be removed incrementally 1994 Group Fee cap should be raised in stages University Alliance Universities to decide ‘graduate contributions’ for different courses with a ceiling set by Government Universities UK Graduate contribution should increase over time to a maximum level Guild HE Against an entirely uncapped system but in favour of higher fees Million + Bursaries removed and replaced with lower fees UCU Abolish tuition fees & charge business and education tax
  • 10. NUS vote for students pledge 1,000 candidates for the UK election signed the pledge. Signatories included: Nick Clegg (Lib Dem) Vince Cable (Lib Dem) Phil Woolas (Lab) Tony McNulty (Lab) Roberta Blackman-Woods (Lab) David Lammy (Lab) Cathy Jamieson (Lab) Steve McCabe (Lab), Janet Anderson (Lab), Andrew Smith (Lab Alan Whitehead (Lab), Caroline Lucas (Green)............
  • 11. The coalition: Our Programme for Government
    • If the response of the Government to Lord
    • Browne’s report is one that Liberal Democrats
    • cannot accept, then arrangements will be
    • made to enable Liberal Democrat MPs to
    • abstain in any vote.
    UNIVERSITIES & FURTHER EDUCATION:
  • 12. Scottish Government position on future funding "I want to hear the views of the students, student leaders, university principals, unions and the entire stakeholder community about what we might do in Scotland to provide a long-term and sustainable funding solution - a uniquely Scottish solution - to funding universities in the future. "But this government does not believe that the answer to those questions is tuition fees." Mike Russell, NUS Scotland conference, 6 March 2010
  • 13. Scotland’s Independent Budget Review panel
    • Sir Crawford Beveridge
    • Sir Neil McIntosh
    • Robert Wilson
  • 14. Scotland’s Independent Budget Review
    • The terms of reference agreed for the IBR has made a
    • distinction between:
    • “ public goods and services that are provided on a
    • universal basis and those which are not.”
  • 15. Key aspects to the Independent Budget Review
    • We are a producer of economic value
    • We make a major contribution to Scotland’s international standing
    • Our research strengths attract inward investment in Scotland
    • Our teaching and continuing professional development is Scotland’s main route through which we up-skill and re-skill
    • Scotland’s universities and FE sector have a strong record in securing the efficient use of resources
    • There’s a limit to the amount of income we can generate from fundraising and international sources
  • 16. Preparation for the Spending Review
    • Four main elements
    • 1) an independent assessment of the sector’s
    • economic contribution to Scotland
    • 2) universities’ role as Scotland’s 7th sector
    • 3) a people-centred approach
    • 4) ‘ big’, innovative thinking
  • 17. Preparation for the Spending Review
    • Four main elements
    • 1) an independent assessment of the sector’s
    • economic contribution to Scotland
    • 2) universities’ role as Scotland’s 7th sector
    • 3) a people-centred approach
    • 4) ‘ big’, innovative thinking
  • 18. Yes! We can!
    • “ Never waste a good crisis”
  • 19. Example one: The Saltire Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University
  • 20. Example two: SHEDL
  • 21. Example three: Shared HE-FE library at the Scottish Borders Campus
  • 22.
    • Thank you