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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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Summary and key documents

In March 2015 we announced grant allocations for 2015-16 for each university and college that we fund.


Figures in the chart are correct as of March 2015.

The total HEFCE grant available for the 2015-16 academic year was £3,971 million.

Teaching allocations were based on 2014-15 student FTEs submitted in the 2014 HESES or HEIFES surveys.