File: University Grants Committee

Scope and Content

File documenting relations between the University and the UGC, the public body responsible for allocating financial resources to U.K. universities during this period. Most aspects of the University's financial planning are covered in the file, including capital projects and the financial implications of curriculum development and increasing student numbers. There is material relating to UGC visits to the University, the expansion of Manchester College of Science and Technology, policies on academic salaries and superannuation, quinquennial (five-year) plans and the allocation of annual Treasury grants.

Former reference: 198

Related Material

See also VCA/7/119 and VCA/7/309 for earlier files on UGC relations, and  VCA/7/591 for the later period.