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Universities face a financial storm - that's why we need government help | Alistair Jarvis

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Universities are projected to lose nearly £800m this year, with further losses expected. We cannot face this crisis alone Few sectors or industries will be untouched by the devastating impact of coronavirus, whether it's airlines that have grounded their flights or popular restaurant chains closing. Our world-class university sector, which contributes more than £95bn a year to the economy, creates nearly a million full-time equivalent jobs, and delivers £13.1bn in exports, is no exception. Despite this emerging financial threat, universities are rising to the challenge of helping the NHS...
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