It’s frequently assumed that universities are good for city economic growth, but the reality is less clear-cut.
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The Augar Review pledged to reduce the imbalance between further and higher education with important implications for cities.
This event launched our work looking at how to encourage innovation policy and where, with Lord David Sainsbury
Manchester attracts graduates despite a low average starting salary and the pull of London
Over half of the graduates from Manchester’s universities stay in the city after graduation – drawn by its attractive job market and social attractions
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #7: You need a university to have a strong economy
Together with increasing graduate retention, another common thing we hear about skills is that having a university is a ‘must have’ for places to build a strong, thriving economy. Yet, the...
What are the overall migration patterns of those moving into and out of Norwich, and what are the movements of students and graduates?
Gabriele Piazza rounds up the key themes from our recent round table event on Birmingham’s skills challenges
This report looks at Birmingham's skills profile and the implications for its economy.