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Staff Numbers

 Staff Numbers

This graph shows staff numbers (full-time equivalent) between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Total staff numbers have increased by 16.1% between 2012-13 and 2016-17, with academic staff numbers increasing by 4.7%, research staff numbers by 11.2%, and support staff numbers by 23.8%.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Staff numbers are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year.

Student: Staff Ratio

Student:Staff Ratio 

This graph shows the student : staff ratio each year between 2012-13 and 2016-17. The student : staff ratio has increased from 12.8:1 in 2015-16 to 13.3 in 2016-17.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Academic staff numbers (full-time equivalent) are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Student load is based on student numbers (full-time equivalent) from snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Student load is the full-time equivalent teaching load undertaken by a department, taking account of service teaching supplied to and received from other departments. It includes research postgraduate supervision load. Note that for 2016-17, the methodology for calculation of Student Staff ratio was modified to be in line with the method employed by HESA. 

Staff and Student Load

Staff and Student FTE 

This graph shows academic staff numbers (full-time equivalent) and student load (full-time equivalent) between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Academic staff numbers have increased by 4.7%, and student FTE by 11.2% between 2012-13 and 2016-17.

Data is sourced from Imperial College Statistics Cards between 2012-13 and 2016-17. Academic staff numbers (full-time equivalent) are based on snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Student FTE is based on student numbers (full-time equivalent) from snapshots taken at 31 December of each year. Student load is the full-time equivalent teaching load undertaken by a department, taking account of service teaching supplied to and received from other departments.  It includes research postgraduate supervision load.