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Universities UK Facts & Figures 2012

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Universities UK Facts & Figures 2012

  1. 1. HIGHER EDUCATION INFACTS AND FIGURESHigher education: a core strategic asset to the UK Summer 2012
  2. 2. This publication covers the majority of Organisation for Economichigher education provision in the UK. Co-operation and DevelopmentThe data is derived from a variety of (OECD)sources; please see the Annexe. Tel +33 1 45 24 82 00For further information: Web www.oecd.org Email webmaster@oecd.orgUniversities UKTel +44 (0)20 7419 4111 Department for Business, InnovationWeb www.universitiesuk.ac.uk and Skills (BIS)Email info@universitiesuk.ac.uk Tel +44 (0)20 7215 5000www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/ Web www.bis.gov.ukhighereducationinfocus Email info@bis.gsi.gov.ukHigher Education Statistics Agency Scottish Funding Council (SFC)(HESA) Tel +44(0) 131 313 6500Tel +44 (0)1242 255 577 Web www.sfc.ac.ukWeb www.hesa.ac.uk Email info@sfc.ac.ukEmail information.provision@hesa.ac.uk Department for Employment andUniversities and Colleges Admissions Learning (DELNI)Service (UCAS) Tel +44 (0)28 9025 7777Tel +44 (0)1242 222 444 Web www.delni.gov.ukWeb www.ucas.ac.uk Email info@delni.gov.ukEmail stats@ucas.ac.uk
  3. 3. ContentsStudents Acceptances to UK higher education institutions, Higher education students in the UK2009-2011 5 by country of institution, 2010-11 11Higher education participation rates, Non-UK domiciled students at UK higher1998-2011 6 education institutions, 2010-11 12Students by subject area at UK higher Trends in higher education studenteducation institutions, 2010-11 7 enrolments at UK higher education institutions, 1994-95 to 2010-11 13Full-time and part-time higher educationstudents by level of study at UK higher education Staff institutions, 2010-11 8 Academic staff at UK higher educationHigher education students by domicile institutions, 2010-11 14and level of study at UK higher Salary of academic staff at UK Contentseducation institutions, 2010-11 9 higher education institutions, 2010-11 15Higher education qualifications awarded at UKhigher education institutions, 2010-11 10 3
  4. 4. Contents Finance Annexe Income and size of UK higher education Sources 21 institutions, 2010-11 16 Caveats 22 Institutional income from non-EU domiciled students 1994-95 to 2010-11 and non-EU Abbreviations 23 domiciled student numbers 17 Income of UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 18 Expenditure by UK higher education, 2010-11 19 Public expenditure on higher education as a percentage of GDP, 2008 20Contents 4
  5. 5. Acceptances to UK higher education institutions, 2009-2011(Full-time undergraduate only) Acceptances as Acceptances a proportion of applicants 2009 2010 2011 2009 2010 2011Men 218,185 220,085 221,876 76.6% 71.7% 72.3%Women 263,669 267,244 270,154 74.3% 68.4% 68.7%% women 54.8% 54.8% 54.9%UK applicants 425,063 424,634 431,235 78.1% 72.4% 73.2%EU applicants 23,807 25,607 26,701 60.3% 54.1% 54.2%Non-EU applicants 32,984 37,088 34,094 58.8% 58.7% 55.4%% non-UK Studentsdomiciled 11.8% 12.9% 12.4%Source: UCAS (2009-2011) 5
  6. 6. Higher education participation rates, 1998-2011 60 55 Participation rate (%) 50 45 40 35 30 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 HEIPR: English domiciled Higher Education Age Participation Index (NI) 17-30-year-old students students aged under 21Students Scottish HEIPR: Scottish domiciled API Scottish domiciled students 16-30-year-old students aged under 21 - Discontinued * Due to a change in underlying data for England,a discontinuity has been introduced from 2006-07 onwards. 6 Sources: DIUS, BIS, Scottish Executive, DELNI (2012)
  7. 7. 0 100,000 200,000 Business 300,000 Health allied subjects Education Social studiesSource: HESA (2012) Students Biological studies Arts and design Engineering Languages Combined subjects Computing History Physical studies Law Medicine & dentistry Architecture Mass communication Students by subject area at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Mathematics Agriculture Postgraduate Veterinary Undergraduate science7 Students
  8. 8. Full-time and part-time higher education students by level of study at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 UG PG research PG taught Total 1,912,575 103,860 484,860 2,501,295 29,080 235,235 74,780 545,245 249,625 823,950 1,367,330 Mode of study Full-time 1,677,345 Part-timeStudents 8 Source: HESA (2012) Students 4.2% 76.5% Shown at 5% 100%
  9. 9. Higher education students by domicile and level of study at UK highereducation institutions, 2010-11 First Other Postgraduate Postgraduate Total degree undergraduate research taught 2,501,290 1,464,080 448,495 103,860 484,855 29,230 61,100 10,550 114,670 19,550 134,660 298,110 69,770 418,395 13,530 36,265 130,115 313,930 1,279,640 2,073,065 Domicile UK EU Students Non-EUSource: HESA (2012) Students 9 4.2%
  10. 10. Higher education qualifications awarded at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 UG qualification PG qualification Undergraduate Other higher Foundation Postgraduate Doctorate degree degree degree Other Other PGCE Mode of First study Full-time 330,715 46,335 17,600 122,405 19,620 14,575 16,375 Part-time 38,295 67,730 9,705 40,125 1,595 33,755 3,705Students Totals 369,010 114,065 27,305 162,530 21,215 48,330 20,080 10 Source: HESA (2012) Students
  11. 11. Higher education students in the UK by country of institution, 2010-11 150 150 100 100 50 50 0 Scotland 0 N. Ireland 1,000 150 UG Full-time* 100 500 UG Part-time 50 0 Students PG Full-time* 0 England PG Part-time Wales*Full-time and sandwich course studentsand those on a study-related year outSource: HESA (2012) Students 11
  12. 12. Non-UK domiciled students at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Other EEA 1% Other Europe European Union countries 4.0% excluding UK North 30.4% America Asia 6.1% 43.4% Middle East 6.1% Africa Up to 1% 8.6% 1-5% South 5-10% America 0.9% 30-40% Australasia 40-50% 0.6%Students UK 12 Source: HESA (2012) Students
  13. 13. Trends in higher education student enrolments at UK higher educationinstitutions, 1994-95 to 2010-11 Percentage change 1994-95 2009-10 to to 1994-95 2009-10 2010-11 2010-11 2010-11 Undergraduate 1,231,988 1,914,710 1,912,580 55.2% -0.1% Full-time 44.4% 2.5% Part-time 91.3% -6.1% Postgraduate 335,325 578,705 588,720 75.6% 1.7% Full-time 139.0% 3.9% Part-time 35.5% -0.6% Students All students 1,567,313 2,493,415 2,501,300 59.6% 0.3%Source: HESA (2012) Students 13
  14. 14. Academic staff at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 The percentages reflect the proportion of academic staff in the relevant column. Full-time Part-time Total Total academic staff 118,120 63,065 181,185 Female 39% 55% 44% Disabled 3% 3% 3% Non UK nationality 27% 18% 24% BME (Black and minority ethnic groups) 13% 10% 12% Wholly institutionally financed 72% 89% 78% Research only 29% 11% 22% Aged 35 or under 29% 27% 28%Staff Aged 55 or over 15% 24% 18%14 Source: HESA (2012) Staff
  15. 15. Salary of academic staff at UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Female Male 60,000Academic staff 40,000 20,000 0 Up to £17k £17k-23k £23k-31k £31k-41k £41k-56k Over £56k StaffSource: HESA (2012) Staff 15
  16. 16. Income and size of UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Income Number of students More than £1bn More than 200,000 50,000-200,000 £500-1000m 30,000-50,000 £200-500m 25,000-30,000 £100-200m 20,000-25,000 £50-100m 15,000-20,000 10,000-15,000 £20-50m 5,000-10,000 £10-20m 1,000-5,000 Less than £10m Less than 1,000Finance 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 Total income 2010-2011 Number of students 2010-2011 Total income 2009-2010 Number of students 2009-2010 16 Source: HESA (2012) Finance
  17. 17. Institutional income from non-EU domiciled students 1994-95 to 2010-11 and non-EU domiciled student numbers 3,000 300,000 2,500 Non-EU student numbers 250,000 * HEI income from fees Non-EU student numbers 2,000 200,000£million, cash terms 1,500 150,000 1,000 100,000 500 50,000 0 0 Finance 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 *From 2007-08 writing up and sabbatical students are Source: HESA Finance (multiple years) no longer included in standard counts of students. 17
  18. 18. Income of UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Total income £27.6 billion Endowment & investment income 1% Other income 18% Funding council grants 32% Research grants & contracts 16% Full-time UK and EU fees Non-EU 17%Finance Other fees and domicile fees support grants* 11% 2% * including non credit bearing course fees Part-time UK and EU fees 2%18 Source: HESA (2012) Finance
  19. 19. Expenditure by UK higher education institutions, 2010-11 Total expenditure £27.2 billion Interest and other finance costs Depreciation 1% 6% Other operating expenses Staff costs 37% 56% FinanceSource: HESA (2012) Finance 19
  20. 20. Public expenditure on higher education as a percentage of GDP, 2008 0.0%-0.49% 0.50%-0.74% 0.75%-0.99% 1.00%-1.24% 1.25%-1.49%Finance 1.50% and above No data20 Source: OECD (2011)
  21. 21. SourcesDELNI OECD (2011)Department for Employment and Learning Organisation for Economic Cooperation andNorthern Ireland Development (OECD) (2011) Education at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicators Table B2.4DIUS/BISDepartment for Innovation, Universities and Scottish ExecutiveSkills (DIUS) now the Department for Business, Scottish ExecutiveInnovation Skills (BIS) SFCHESA (2012) Finance Scottish Funding CouncilHESA (2012) Finance Plus 2010-11 UCASHESA (2012) Staff Universities and Colleges Admission ServiceHESA (2012) Staff in Higher Education (UCAS), 2009-2011 dataInstitutions 2010-11 Annexe All data and further information on sources canHESA (2012) Students be found on our websiteHESA (2012) Students in Higher Education www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/Institutions 2010-11 highereducationinfocus 21
  22. 22. Caveats Page 11 Page 14 Full-time and sandwich course students and BME calculated from known ethnicity only those on a study-related year out (unknown is 8.5%) Page 12 Page 15 European Union excluding UK Salary bands are rounded Other European Union including Non-European Union unknown Page 13 Writing up and sabbatical students are not included in standard counts of students from 2007-08 onwardsAnnexe22
  23. 23. Abbreviations API PGAge Participation Index PostgraduateBME PGCEBlack and minority ethnic group Postgraduate Certificate in EducationEEA UGEuropean Economic Area Undergraduate(EU countries plus Norway,Iceland andLiechtenstein)HEIHigher education institutionHEIPRHigher education initial participation rateHESA AnnexeHigher Education Statistics Agency 23
  24. 24. About Universities UKUniversities UK is the representative organisation for theUK’s universities. Founded in 1918, our mission is to be thedefinitive voice for all universities in the UK, providing high qualityleadership and support to our members to promote a successfuland diverse higher education sector. With 134 members andoffices in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh, we promote the strengthand success of UK universities nationally and internationally.Universities UKWoburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQTel: +44 (0)20 7419 4111Email: info@universitiesuk.ac.ukWeb: www.universitiesuk.ac.ukTwitter: @UniversitiesUKISBN 978-1-84036-274-9September 2012© Universities UK

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