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  • Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education in the United Kingdom for the academic year 2012/13

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), in collaboration with statisticians from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Welsh Government (WG), the Scottish Government (SG) and the Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland (DEL(NI)). It has been released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. The SFR provides details of the destinations of UK and other European Union domiciled leavers from higher education (HE) who obtained qualifications in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK), during the academic year 2012/13. The data presented draws on the 2012/13 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey and presents time series analysis relating to 2011/12 when the revised DLHE survey was introduced.

  • Capital expenditure £3.1 billion in 2012/13

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    HESA publication 'Finances of Higher Education Institutions 2012/13' released today.

    Finances of Higher Education Institutions 2012/13 shows that UK HE institutions (HEIs) spent £2.4 billion on buildings and £0.7 billion on equipment in 2012/13, giving a total capital expenditure of £3.1 billion.

  • UK Performance Indicators in higher education 2012/13

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    Indicators for Widening Participation and Non-continuation are published today on the HESA website.

  • Over 3,500 new graduate start-ups in 2012/13

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    The HE Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) Survey is completed by all publicly funded UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and the results show the extent to which HEIs are embedded in the economy and communities of the UK. The HE-BCI publication, released by HESA today, displays the full survey results for every UK HEI. This release provides the headline results for the UK and for each devolved administration.

    The survey results show the number of new and on-going spin-off companies associated with UK HEIs. 126 spin-offs were started with some HEI ownership in 2012/13 and over 3,500 graduate start-up companies were formed. In 2012/13 active spin-off companies employed nearly 39,000 people (FTE).

  • Income of higher education institutions: £29.1 billion in 2012/13

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    HE Finance Plus 2012/13 shows that the total income of higher education institutions (HEIs) in 2012/13 was £29.1 billion. Funding bodies provided £7.0 billion of this income, while tuition fees and education contracts contributed £11.7 billion.

  • Demographics of academic staff

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    HESA publication 'Staff in Higher Education Institutions 2012/13' released today

    Staff in Higher Education Institutions 2012/13 shows that there were 185,585 academic staff employed at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) on 1 December 2012. 55.5% of academic staff were male. 30.9% were aged 51 years or over and 66.0% were employed full-time.

  • Students studying wholly overseas

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    Students in Higher Education Institutions 2012/13 shows that there were 2,340,275 students studying at higher education institutions in the UK in 2012/13. Of these 425,265 were students from outside the UK coming here to study.

  • Staff at higher education institutions in the United Kingdom 2012/13

    This is the first release of data from the 2012/13 HESA Staff record. The release provides details of staff employment at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) on 1 December 2012. It has been produced in partnership with the UK administrations and is released in accordance with the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

  • Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education institutions in the United Kingdom for the academic year 2012/13

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in collaboration with statisticians from the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Welsh Government (WG), the Scottish Government (SG) and the Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland (DEL(NI)). It has been released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority. It provides details of student enrolments and qualifications obtained by higher education (HE) students at HE institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK) for the academic year 2012/13.

  • Foreword - Higher Education Statistics 2011/12

    HESA is pleased to present the annual official statistical overview of higher education in the United Kingdom (UK) for the year 2011/12. This is the latest edition in a series that was initiated by the then Department for Education in 1993. It is a National Statistics publication.

    The volume aims to present a comprehensive set of statistical information about a range of aspects of the UK higher education sector.

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