Value for money

BCU spends our income in order to transform our students’ lives through education, and, in doing this, to support the success of our city and region.

The breakdown below shows the costs that BCU incurs in order to achieve this:

  • Academic departments, teaching and student facing support – includes all the teaching costs, and support based in our academic departments to our students, central student-support services, such as library and learning resources, IT help, a wide range of student support including disability support, financial advice, educational advice, extra academic support where needed, careers advice and employability projects.
  • University support services - includes the departments that support the backbone of all the University's dealings with our students (IT, Academic Services, Finance, Human Resources etc)
  • Estates and Facilities include all the costs involved with the Universities buildings and their maintenance.

Value for money - expenditure 2017/18