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Higher Education: York

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Hugh Bayley Hugh Bayley NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, NATO Parliamentary Assembly (President)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how much funding per (a) undergraduate and (b) postgraduate student the Higher Education Funding Council for England allocated to (i) the University of York and (ii) York St John University in each year since 1995-96.

Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science)

The following tables show the amount of grant distributed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) for teaching and research per full-time equivalent student for each of the years requested. There have been changes in HEFCE's funding methodology over this period, so the following tables do not provide like for like yearly comparisons. In particular, the data prior to 1998-99 is not available in a similar format to that for later years.

Teaching funding
£ per academic year
  York St John university University of York
Study level UG (including PGT) PGR UG (including PGT) PGR
1996-97 2,043 0 2,561 1,507
1997-98 2,099 0 2,567 1,592
£per academic year
  York St John university University of York
Study level UG PGT PGR UG PGT PGR
1998-99 2,276 418 1,185 2,942 1,842 6,332
1999-2000 2,355 477 1,898 3,008 1,964 6,593
2000-01 2,540 429 1,258 3,083 2,005 6,452
2001-02 2,707 594 1,715 3,118 1,920 6,686
2002-03 2,752 222 954 3,159 1,720 7,275
2003-04 2,988 440 662 3,110 1,663 7,985
2004-05 3,522 359 1,458 3,344 1,484 8,515
2005-06 3,695 350 n/a 3,438 1,540 6,210
2006-07 3,897 509 n/a 3,668 1,672 6,149
2007-08 4,075 642 n/a 3,895 1,828 5,854
2008-09 4,078 927 n/a 4,088 1,911 5,806
2009-10 3,699 687 4,808 3,864 728 5,268
2010-11 3,608 371 4,366 3,768 718 4,922
2011-12 3,531 608 4,098 3,568 765 4,654
2012-13 (adjusted) 2,086 585 2,113 2,318 774 5,989
2013-14 (initial) 1,205 595 2,020 1,619 863 5,706
Key: UG—Undergraduate PGT—Postgraduate taught PGR—Postgraduate research

In addition, the following average tuition fee loan payments (per student), were made to those universities by the Student Loan Company on behalf of full-time English domiciled and EU domiciled students from 2006/07 to 2011/12. Data is not yet available for 2012/13.

Average tuition fee loans paid
£, per student
Academic year York St John university University of York
2006/07 1,820 2,100
2007/08 2,180 2,630
2008/09 2,710 3,010
2009/10 2,970 3,160
2010/11 3,200 3,210
2011/12 3,330 3,300
2012/13
Notes: (1 )Figures represent the combined average of those paid variable and contribution fee loans. (2) Figures are rounded to the nearest £10.

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