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University Grants

Volume 496: debated on Tuesday 26 February 1952

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115, 117 and 118.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) how many male and female students, respectively, receiving grants from education authorities in Scotland are now attending a full-time course of undergraduate study at each of the following universities of Oxford, Cambridge, London, other English universities, University of Wales, Queen's University, Belfast, and Dublin universities, respectively;(2) what are the total amounts of annual grants now being made by local authorities in Scotland to students attending a full-time course of undergraduate studies at Scottish universities, at other universities in the United Kingdom, at Queen's University, Belfast, and at Dublin universities, respectively; and

(3) how many students receiving grants from education authorities in Scotland are attending a full-time course of undergraduate study at universities in the United Kingdom outwith Scotland and at Queen's University, Belfast; and whether he will classify these students under each of the headings given in Table 4 of Command Paper No. 8307, namely, arts, pure science, medicine, dentistry, technology, agriculture and forestry, and veterinary science.

Following are the figures:Number of undergraduate full-time students at certain universities receiving grants from Scottish education authorities:

UniversityMenWomenTotal
Oxford617
Cambridge22
London314
Liverpool44
Durham55
Birmingham11
Sheffield11
Manchester11
Nottingham11
Reading11
Hull11
Wales44
Belfast22
Dublin314
Total31738
Aggregate amount of annual grants payable in the academic year 1951–52 to undergraduate full-time students attending certain universities by Scottish education authorities:

UniversitiesEstimated amount £
Scottish442,000
Others in Great Britain4,500
Belfast220
Dublin450
Total447,170
Number of undergraduate full-time students attending certain faculties or schools in universities in the United Kingdom other than Scottish universities and receiving grants from Scottish education authorities:

Faculty or SchoolNumber of Students
Arts12
Pure Science5
Medicine7
Dentistry1
Technology7
Agriculture and Forestry2
Veterinary Science
Total34