Composition of LSE student body over past 10 years 1993/4 2003/4
Tertiary Education: Grouping of countries according to gross enrolment rate (GER) by region (2000) Region/Percentage< 15%15.1 – 30% 30.1 – 45%45.1 % - 65%> 65% East Asia & Pacific Cambodia Lao PDR Tonga China Vietnam Samoa Myanmar Indonesia Brunei Darussalam Malaysia Palau Philippines Thailand Japan Macao (China) Australia New Zealand Republic of Korea South & West Asia Afghanistan Nepal Bangladesh Iran India North America & Western Europe Luxemburg Cyprus Malta SwitzerlandIreland, Iceland Italy, Portugal, Israel, France, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Canada, Spain, UK, Greece Norway Sweden US
Return to investment in Higher Education, latest year, regional averages (%)
University endowments in the US & UK 2002 in £ millions
Unit funding per student in real terms in UK and US (private) Universities
The UK higher Education Bill Main Features: -variable fees, up to £3,000 per year -financed by student loans repaid, without interest, after graduation, when income exceeds £15,000 per annum -access regulator
Five Questions 1)How does Higher Education sit in the total educational system? 2)How diverse should a Higher Education system be? 3)How should universities be funded? 4)How do universities and business work together? 5)How do universities link with others internationally?
Change in the composition of LSE student body over past 20 years 1983/42003/4