By looking at the data supplied by HESA and Matt Clarke (HESA Information Analyst), it is evident that UoB have massive income resources compared to B’ham City and Aston, who finish second and third respectively.
Who are HESA?
Whilst there are posts about OFFA and universities promises, targets and milestones happening, there’s a different path to take of discovering how much income and expenditure a university gets with the help of HESA. HESA known as Higher Education Statistics Agency, pull together different figures about a particular university and creates a statistics table showing how many staff, students (Part time and full time) the institution has AND it showsthe income and expenditure each university gets.
Income and Expenditure difference for UoB.
University of Birmingham over the past year (2010-11, 2011-12), the income and expenditure have risen by 0.3% and 5.1% respectively according to the stats given. The income recieved is mainly through tuition fees due to the rise with a massive 34% compared to the other sources whereas 37% of expenditure goes into (Not specified) “operating expenses”.
Income and Expenditure difference for B’ham City.
Where UoB income and expenditure seems to be increasing year by year, their neighbours at Perry Barr seem to be doing the opposite. In one year where income was increased by a massive 4.8%, the following year it suffered a crucial blow of losing income, 4% decrease. The expenditure side of things has not even increased over the past year with 2010-11 decreasing by 3.5% and 2011-12 by 4.7%.
Income and Expenditure difference for Aston.
Unfortunately for Aston University, it seems to have the lowest income and expenditure out of the three Birmingham universities and still both categories are decreasing over the past year. 2010-11 saw income increase by 1.3%, however the next year it decreased by 0.3%. Expenditure again increased by 1.3% in 2010-11, but later decreased by 2.9%.
So, it’s evident that UoB receive more money and spend more than its counterparts.
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