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We aim to provide a swift responsive service to enquiries from members of the media regarding statistics on higher education in the UK. Our Press Officer is Simon Kemp.
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Out of a total of 240,725 full-time first degree graduates from 2015/16 whose destinations were known:
- 73% were in employment (including those in both work and further study),
- 17% were in further study only and
- 5% were unemployed.
- Of those employed, 71% were in professional employment.
Other useful data tables
- Number of students at each university (including UK/EU/non-EU domicile)
- Number of staff at each university
- Number of students studying each subject
- Number of qualifications obtained in each subject
For earlier years' data use the filter/search function at www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/overviews
- In 2015/16 there were 127,440 EU domicile students studying at UK HE providers - 6% of the total student population. (ref: www.hesa.ac.uk/news/12-01-2017/sfr242-student-enrolments-and-qualifications)
- In 2015/16 there were 33,735 EU nationality academic staff working at UK HE providers - 17% of all academic staff. (ref: www.hesa.ac.uk/news/19-01-2017/sfr243-staff)
- EU government bodies accounted for £715 million (12%) of research grants and contracts income for UK HE providers in 2015/16.
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