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OfS reveals university leaders’ pay packets

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Only four out of 133 English higher education institutions paid their vice-chancellors less than £150,000 in 2017-18, the limit at which the Office for Students has said it would seek justification.

Senior pay data released by the OfS on 12 February reveal that roughly half of the 133 institutions covered in the analysis paid their leaders more than £300,000 in 2017-18.

In December 2017, OfS chief executive Nicola Dandridge warned that “anyone being paid more than £150,000 per year will be required to justify it”. She added that the OfS would scrutinise a university’s justification for the pay packet.

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