Business and community services (facilities and equipment related)
In 2020/21, Central Film School London reported their SME’s value (£000s) for facilities and equipment related services within table 2a as £1,000,000 where it is actually £1,000. This was due to them returning data in the wrong units.
Capital income, Table 3 (2013/14)
In 2013/14, The University of Wolverhampton incorrectly reported their Capital income (attributable to survey year) from the HEBCI survey Section B, Table 3. This figure should have been £89K.
CE and CPD for individuals
In 2019/20, London Film School Limited reported their ‘CE and CPD for individuals’ within table 2b as £115,893,000 where it is actually £115,893. This was due to them returning data in the wrong units.
Chargeable events, attendees (2018/19)
In 2018/19 in table 5, The University of Sheffield saw a notable increase in those attending ‘Other’ chargeable events compared with the previous year. This difference was attributable to the ‘New Silk Road’ garden, which was one of the five central Master Gardens for the international Beijing Horticultural Exposition 2019.
Collaborative contribution – in kind (2019/20)
In 2018/19 within table 1, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s Collaborative contribution – in kind was recorded as 0. The true value was £114,351,000. In 2019/20, the re-stated total for collaborative research reflected this true value.
Estimated current employment of all active firms (FTE)
In 2019/20, Ulster University’s Spin-offs with some HEP ownership - Estimated current employment of all active firms (FTE), decreased from 36,189 in 2018/19 to 159 in 2019/20. This decrease was due to a large spin out company being sold and hence is no longer included in the data return.
Facilities and equipment related services, Table 2 (2014/15)
Due to a data inputting error, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama's Total value with other (non-SME) commercial businesses within Facilities and equipment related services - Organisations involved and income HEBCI Table 2 is shown as £7.6million. This figure should read £7,600.
In 2014/15, the Royal College of Music misreported their Total value with non-commercial organisations within Facilities and Equipment Related Services from HEBCI Section B Table 2. This figure should have been £505k.
Free events, attendees (2019/20)
In 2019/20, The University of Central Lancashire reported an increase in table 5 of those attending ‘Other’ free events from 228,003,000 in 2018/19 to 483,022,347 in 2019/20.This was due to a number of popular interviews including one on Earthworms and how they helped Charles Darwin's research.
Graduate and Staff start-ups (2019/20)
In 2019/20, The University of Cambridge reported a significant increase in Estimated current employment of all active firms, Estimated current turnover of all active firms, and Estimated external investment received for graduate and staff start-ups compared to previous years. These figures are presented in Table 4e and Chart 1.
These increases were due to additional support provided by Cambridge Enterprise to incentivise staff and student start-ups during the reporting period. The University of Cambridge have also made improvements to their processes for capturing these data.
Graduate and Staff start-ups (2020/21)
In 2020/21, The University of Cambridge reported a significant increase in estimated current turnover on all active firms for formal spin-offs, not HEP owned. This figure is presented in Table 4e and Chart 1. This increase is due to the provider making improvements to their process for capturing data, which included a review and validation of the categorisation of spin-offs and start-ups.
HEBCI Table 2 - CE and CPD for Individuals (2014/15)
In 2014/15 Falmouth University reported in error their CE and CPD for individuals in HEBCI Table 2 £27.75 million. This figure should read £27,000.
Income from regeneration and development programmes 2020/21
Ulster University reported a significant increase in other regeneration grants and income from local and regional bodies from £3,179,000 in 2019/20 to £27,753,000 in 2020/21. This figure is presented in Table 3 and Chart 2. This increase is due to the university receiving considerable support from regional government to assist with the ongoing costs of the development of the Ulster University Belfast campus, which will be the nexus of research and innovation activity, with funding being provided for collaborative research and development facilities, translational research facilities, incubation, and entrepreneurial hubs.
Intellectual property income (2013/14)
In 2013/14, Heriot Watt University incorrectly reported their 2012/13 restated figures within the HEBCI data. This effected the intellectual property income (Table 4) 3aii Non-software licences income - Other (non SME) commercial businesses and 3bi Software licences income - SMEs. These should have been reported as £137K and £24K respectively.
Intellectual property income, Table 4c (2017/18)
From 2017/18 The University of Oxford's Intellectual Property income figures include qualifying income from Oxford University Press and subsidiaries, and the University's wholly owned subsidiary, Oxford Limited.
Intellectual property: Spin-offs with some HEP ownership, Table 4 (2018/19)
Ulster University’s Spin-offs with some HEP ownership - Estimated current employment of all active firms (FTE), increased from 791 in 2017/18 to 36,189 in 2018/19. This increase was due to increased funding available for academic spin outs and graduate startups, with mergers and acquisitions within the provider’s portfolio also increasing their employment figures.
Social, community and cultural engagement, Table 5 (2010/11, 2011/12)
2a) Public lectures – Academic staff time
In 2010/11 Aston University reported the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference which was hosted by Aston University, accounting for 60 days’ academic staff time. This conference did not take place in 2011/12.
2c) Exhibitions (galleries, museums etc.) – Attendees
The British Science Festival was held at Aston University in September 2010 and the attendee data relating to this event was reported in the 2010/11 return. This event took place at an alternative venue in 2011, hence the same data was not reported in the 2011/12 return.
Social, Community and Cultural Engagement, Table 5 (2015/16)
In 2015/16, The University of Greenwich failed to return any data for 2015/16 in Table 5, the 2014/15 restated figures are included.
Social, community and cultural engagement, Table 5 (2017/18)
Coventry University reported 11,875,132 attendances at free public lectures in 2017/18, a result of growing its media coverage and the impact of high-profile visits.
Social, community and cultural engagement, Table 5 (2018/19)
In 2018/19 De Montfort University did not record the number of individual attendees at chargeable public lectures.
Spin offs with some HEP ownership (2015/16 - 2016/17)
In 2016/17, University of Northampton mis-reported their Spin-offs with some HEP ownership data. Corrected values are set out below.
2016/17 Spin-offs with some HEP ownership, estimated external investment received (£000s) returned as 900,000, the correct value should read as 900.
2015/16 restated Spin-offs with some HEP ownership, estimated external investment received (£000s) returned as 950,000, the correct value should read as 950.