Supporting Higher Education in London

Key Factsheets

For up-to-date statistical data on London's higher education, alongside our consultation responses, our factsheets are a unique source of information.

London and the REF 2021 June 2022

London Higher and Centre for London policy note Levelling up and London’s universities May 2022

Local elections 2022 briefing note May 2022 

Response to Department for Education consultation on higher education reforms May 2022

Response to Department for Education consultation on Lifelong Learning Entitlement May 2022

London Higher Response to Consultation on Student Outcomes March 2022

Post-18 Education proposals – briefing paper February 2022

Office for Students consultation briefing January 2022

London Higher HE reform briefing paper December 2021

OfS Strategy 2022-2025 Consultation December 2021

London Higher Position paper on impact of coronavirus Published in response to the ongoing coronavirus situation March 2020

HESA Factsheets: Students, Staff, Finances, Destinations

Factsheets from data provided by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

Student Numbers in London: 2018/19; 2017/182016/17; 2015/16; 2014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08; 2006/07; 2005/06.

Alternative Providers in London: 2017/182016/172015/16.

Destinations of Leavers: 2016/172015/16; 2014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08; 2006/07; 2005/06.

Staff Numbers in London: 2018/19; 2017/182016/17; 2015/16; 2014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08; 2006/07; 2005/06.

Finances for London HEIs: 2017/182016/172015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08; 2006/07.

Recurrent Grants for Teaching and Research

Grants for teaching, research and other activities administered by the Office for Students and Research England.

Recurrent Grants: 2019/202018/192017/182016/17; 2015/16; 2014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08.

Business and Community Interactions Survey

The annual survey covers intellectual property, spin-offs and other knowledge exchange work, as well as providing information on social, community and cultural activities.

HE-BCI Survey: 2017/182016/172015/162014/15; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2009/10; 2008/09; 2007/08.

Research Councils: Grant Success Rates and Funding

Funding success rates have been compiled from information posted on the website of each Research Council.

Arts and Humanities Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/172015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/17; 2015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/17; 2015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Economic and Social Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/17; 2015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Medical Research Council:
2018/192017/18; 2016/17; 2015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Natural Environment Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/17; 2015/162014/15; 2013/14; 2012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

Science and Technical Facilities Research Council:
2018/19; 2017/18; 2016/17; 2015/16; 2014/152012/13; 2011/12; 2010/11; 2009/10; 2008/09.

See also Research Councils UK (RCUK).