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Ussr (Students)

Volume 35: debated on Wednesday 19 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students (a) from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics were studying full-time in the United Kingdom, and (b) from the United Kingdom were studying full-time in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics during each of the past 10 years.

The numbers of students from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics who were studying full-time in the United Kingdom from the academic year 1975–76, the earliest year for which information is available, to 1981–82 were as follows.

Number
1975–7613
1976–7720
1977–7819
1978–7915
1979–8015
1980–8110
1981–8211
Information on the number of students from the United Kingdom who were studying full-time in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is not collected by the United Kingdom education Departments; such information as is available is published in editions of the "UNESCO Statistical Yearbook". These volumes state that no students from the United Kingdom were studying full-time in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in 1971, 1972 and 1978. No information is available for other years.