Dundee boosts income

February 23, 2007

Dundee University this week confirmed survival plans to secure an additional £6.85 million income over the next three years, to return to financial surplus, through a series of job cuts and new income streams.

Its governing body, University Court, accepted the recommendations of a sustainability review by 11 votes to five.

The university said that it would improve income chiefly through an additional 200 taught postgraduate places over the three years and would secure £4.7 million through "savings across the university over the next four years". It stated that it would avoid compulsory redundancies where possible.

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