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Where your tuition fees go

Your experience at the University of Southampton is supported through a range of income sources that include student fees, government grants, donations, and self-generated income through commercial activities.

Here you can find information on where your tuition fees are spent and information on where our income was sourced during 2017/18 (1 August 2017 – 31 July 2018).

How we spent our 2017/18 income: 

In 2017/18, we spent £554.1m on the following areas:

Direct student benefit

Contributing to student experience

Other costs

2017-18 Financial Summary

Where our money came from in 2017/18

In 2018, our total income was £582.7m and was sourced from the following:

Further breakdown of student fees

Student fees account for 45% (£259.2m) of our total income of £582.7m. Student fee income consists of:

Detailed financial information
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