Universities: Valuable Social Impact! #LoveHE

The social impact of universities over and above their direct economic contribution to the UK is worth £1.31 billion a year, a report published as part of Universities Week says. The attempt to quantify the sector's unseen value takes into account such factors as health and well-being, "citizenship" and political engagement. Compiled for Universities UK by the new economics foundation (NEF), the report, Degrees of value: how universities benefit society, measures the "social return on investment"…