Surveys and Research

AoC conducts a number of in-house surveys on a wide range of issues affecting colleges, such as:

  • college funding and finance
  • higher education in colleges
  • curriculum and quality
  • mental health

We use this research to support our lobbying work to MPs, Government officials and the media. The research also provides colleges with useful benchmarking data.

AoC also carries out research projects on its own and in partnership with other organisations. We sometimes also commission external research.

AoC has access to a wide range of sector data, this section also contains data analysis of interest to colleges.