Brexit and universities

Fact checks focused on the impact of Brexit on higher education establishments, universities and research funding in the UK

8 December 2017

Social mobility and universities

We looked at the proportion of private school pupils going to Oxford and getting top jobs and the proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds going to university.

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Social mobility and universities
21 October 2016

The cost of training a doctor

It’s wrong to say that training a doctor costs "the taxpayer" £230,000.

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The cost of training a doctor
5 July 2016

What does leaving the EU mean for Higher Education?

We look at what the impact of leaving the EU will be on Higher Education in the UK.

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What does leaving the EU mean for Higher Education?
5 October 2015

How much money do British universities get from the EU?

British universities got at least 2.6% of their income from EU sources in 2013/14. A figure of 15% refers to the EU's share of spending on research here.

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How much money do British universities get from the EU?

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