in the region
Universities and HE colleges in Yorkshire
are working more closely with business and the community,
according to a new report published by UniversitiesUK.
The Regional Mission: Yorkshire and the Humber
summarises their contribution to the region's economic,
social and cultural development. Collectively, Yorkshire
HE institutions have an annual turnover of £1 billion,
nearly 2% of regional GDP, and bring in a total of £240m
in research income. They employ over 33,000 people, and
39% of their graduates find jobs in the region.