The University's Careers Services' business expenditure

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Dear University of Dundee,

Could you please provide me with the following information regarding the University’s Careers Services and its business relationships with private ltd companies?

For the academic years 2016/17 OR 2017/18:

• What was the total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries)?
• How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers Service do business with?
• Approximately how much did the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies?
• How much did the University’s Careers Services spend on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd?

Many thanks!

Yours faithfully,

Mark McCaree

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Dear Mr McCaree,

Thank you for your request for information from the University of Dundee. Colleagues provide answers to your questions below.

2017/18

1. What was the total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries)?

The operational budget from the University for the Careers Service was £18,800 with an expectation of additional income from exhibitors at Careers Fairs.

2. How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers Service do business with?

They engaged directly with three specialist suppliers, with other miscellaneous supplies such as travel, IT, stationery etc being provided via normal University channels.

3. Approximately how much did the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies?

£31,960

4. How much did the University’s Careers Services spend on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd?

£0.

I trust that this information is helpful.

Yours sincerely,

Alan Bell
Head of Information Governance

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Dear University of Dundee,

Could you please provide me with the following information regarding the University’s Careers Services and its business relationships with private ltd companies?

For the academic years 2016/17 OR 2017/18:

•What was the total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries)?
•How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers Service do business with?
•Approximately how much did the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies?
•How much did the University’s Careers Services spend on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd?

Many thanks!

Yours faithfully,

Mark McCaree

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