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Costs of Welsh Medium Provision at Higher Education Institutions in Wales

In April 2022, LE Wales were commissioned by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) to undertake research on the cost of Welsh medium provision in Welsh higher education institutions (HEIs). The research aimed to determine whether there are additional costs associated with the delivery of Welsh medium higher education provision at HEFCW-funded institutions […]

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The Economic and Social Impact of Cardiff University in 2020-21

London Economics were commissioned to assess the¬†economic and social impact of Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, focusing on the 2020-21 academic year. The total economic impact on the UK economy associated with Cardiff University‚Äôs activities in 2020-21 was estimated at approximately¬†¬£3.678 billion. Compared to Cardiff University‚Äôs total operational costs of approximately¬†¬£573 million¬†in 2020-21, this […]

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Preliminary Estimates of Potential ‚Äėtourism Tax‚Äô Revenues in Wales

In research undertaken for the Welsh Government in early 2021, LE Wales provided preliminary estimates of potential revenue from applying a tourism tax in Wales. We used public data on tourism in Wales for 2019 to estimate the potential revenues from a range of tourism tax options, as if they had been applied at an […]

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Preliminary Estimates of Potential ‚Äėtourism Tax‚Äô Revenues in Wales

In research undertaken for the Welsh Government in early 2021, LE Wales provided preliminary estimates of potential revenue from applying a tourism tax in Wales. We used public data on tourism in Wales for 2019 to estimate the potential revenues from a range of tourism tax options, as if they had been applied at an […]

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Analysis of Factors That Influence Post-16 Learning Achievement in Wales

This study investigated the role of contextual factors in explaining subsequent achievement at the post-16 level in Wales. This was achieved using matched data from various Welsh educational data collections and linking information on general education, vocational learning and Welsh Baccalaureate study with information from Year 11 secondary school data. ¬†The results indicate that absence […]