UK: Universities receive record number of donations | Higher Education and academic research |

The number of donors giving to universities and of alumni giving back to higher education institutions has risen in the last year.

UK universities received a record number of donations in 2012-13, according to a survey of 136 higher education institutions.

The report, carried out every year by the Ross Group and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (Case), reveals a 23% increase in cash income for universities in 2012-13. (...) - by Abby Young-Powell and Michael Allen, The guardian,, 16 May 2014