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Table 7C - Funding body grants 2015/16 to 2020/21

HE Provider Data: Finance

Table 7C - Funding body grants

Academic years 2015/16 to 2020/21


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England data for table 7C was collected by the Office for Students in their table 4. The data has been merged with HESA's table 7C collections for Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

OfS allow English providers to restate data in this table. As such, where restated data is available for 2017/18 and 2018/19, this data is displayed. HESA do not collect restated data for this table, therefore, for providers outside of England, data is based on the return for the academic year displayed. Additionally, 2016/17 data for all providers is based on the return for the 2016/17 collection.

Type of data

Administrative data

Data source

HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) are the experts in UK higher education data and analysis. We have been collecting higher education information since the 1994/95 academic year.

Finance data is taken from the HESA Finances record, which universities, colleges and other higher education providers return to HESA on an annual basis. The Finance record collects a range of information about the primary financial statements from HE providers' published accounts.

From 2018/19, data for English HE providers (excluding further education colleges and sixth form colleges under the primary regulation of the Education and Skills Funding Agency) was collected by the Office for Students .

We provide data and analysis on finances of HE providers to a wide variety of customers, including:

  • Governments
  • Universities (via the Heidi Plus analytics tool)
  • Academic and commercial researchers
  • Students and potential students
  • Trade unions and employers' associations
  • Policy makers.

Our data is used to regulate the sector, inform policy making, advance understanding of social and economic trends, support decision making, and enhance public understanding of - and confidence in - the higher education sector.

Related releases

Our HE Provider Data: Finance data pages collect together all of the tables we publish on finances in higher education.

Further information

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