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Ulster Polytechnic

Volume 973: debated on Thursday 8 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many full-time students are in attendance at the Ulster college; and how these figures compare with the past three years.

The latest available figure for full-time students, including those on sandwich courses, enrolled at the Ulster polytechnic is 4,263. This figure is expected to increase marginally during the academic session as some courses have yet to start. Enrolment figures for the previous three academic sessions are as follows:

1976–773,420
1977–783,670
1978–793,928

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many part-time and evening-only students are attending the Ulster college; and how these figures compare with the past three years.

The latest available figure for part-time and evening-only students enrolled at the Ulster polytechnic is 2.956. This is a provisional figure and is expected to increase in the course of the academic session as some courses have yet to start. Enrolment figures for the previous three academic sessions are as follows:

1976–773,144
1977–783,199
1978–793,348