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Key reports

Transparency at the top?

Each year we send Freedom of Information Act (FOI) requests to UK higher education institutions designed to shine a light on the arbitrary nature of senior pay and perks in universities, and support the union's call for reform.

The position of women and BME staff in professorial roles in UK HEIs

In this report we set out our major findings on the gender and ethnic make-up of the professoriate and on the gender and race pay gaps that exist at the highest level of academia in the UK.

In place of fees: time for a Business Education Tax?

A 2010 report by UCU proposes raising the level of corporation tax in the UK to the G7 countries' average to raise enough money to abolish all university tuition fees.

Decline and Fall - how the UK is being left behind in education

A report from the University and College Union reveals that the UK is one of the least educated nations in the developed world and that its position has worsened considerably since 1995.

Location, location, location

Where you live will determine your chances of educational success and people living in traditionally underachieving areas are proportionately less likely to have a degree now than they were at the last election.

UCU CSR 2007 submission

UCU's Comprehensive Spending Review 2007 submission has been broken down into sections to help you find the topics which are of most interest to you.