What we spend and how we spend it

The University routinely publishes financial information in its annual financial statements, which include details of its funding, budget information and financial audit reports. The principles that underpin all financial transactions undertaken by or on behalf of the University are published in the Financial Regulations. The University of London is an exempt charity in England and Wales.

Details of staff pay, pensions and superannuation can be found in the Terms and Conditions of Employment for the staff of the Central Academic Bodies and central activities of the University of London and staff salary scales are also published.

The London Universities Purchasing Consortium  is involved in arranging contracts between suppliers and its member institutions, the Universities and Colleges in and around London who are members. The Official Journal of the European Union records all contracts from the public sector which are valued above a certain financial threshold according to EU legislation.

Breakdowns of the our research funding can be found in the University’s annual financial statements. More information on research funding generally can be found at the following links:

Higher Education Funding Council for England 

Research Councils UK 

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Higher Education