Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Universities provide teaching and facilities that lead to qualifications such as bachelor's degrees, foundation degrees, master's degrees and higher education diplomas. The Universities industry has undergone a period of substantial change over the past five years. Constraints on the government's budget led to cuts in funding, and universities are now relying increasingly on tuition fees and external research grants for their income as a result. Funding from bodies, such as research councils and charities, comprise the bulk of income for most universities.
Universities have managed to keep their heads above water over the past five years, despite government funding cuts... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle, though some market segments continue to grow. Over the 10 years through 2020-21, the value that universities add to the wider economy is estimated to rise at a compound annual rate of 1.4%, while GDP expansion is expected at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the same period. Demand remains healthy for domestic university places. Despite tighter student visa regulation, the international market for higher education remains buoyant. The prestige enjoyed by UK universities will support demand for study from international students for some time. However, less stringent regulation regarding international students in the US and Australia provides incentives for foreign prospective students to avoid UK institutions. Bri.. purchase to read more