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Our income and expenditure in 2016

We are working alongside our Students’ Union, SUSU, to provide information about our income and expenditure based on our financial statements.

This page provides information on our past income and expenditure from 2016/2017 as it was published last year.

View our most recent finance information

Where does our money come from?

View details for our expenditure during 2016
Our income for 2016

Did you know?

Through donations from students, staff, alumni and other supporters we have currently raised over £20.5m for our cancer immunology research.

Did you know?

Due to our track record of research excellence and impact, our research funding exceeds £100m per year.


How are your tuition fees spent?

The pie chart explains how we spend the money we receive. From the diagram, 35% of the money is used to support the running of academic departments, ensuring students receive a high quality education. This estimates to roughly £186.9m.

View details for our expenditure during 2016
Our expenditure for 2016

Did you know?

In the last year, the University spent:

Developing our campus and facilities

Our world-class facilities make Southampton one of the UK’s best universities for research and study. From our brand new Chamberlain Hall to the development of our new teaching and learning building, South Gower, we continue to invest in our facilities and campuses.

The University has invested £67.3m into our estate in the last year. We have also invested £8m in equipment, including a major refurbishment of student lecture theatres and teaching rooms, as well as in our IT network architecture and experimental research equipment.


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