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Postgraduate Students

Volume 164: debated on Monday 18 December 1989

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To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the courses which applied for acceptance under the postgraduate students allowances scheme in 1989–90, indicating which were successful.

The details the hon. Member requires will take some time to assemble and I shall write to him as soon as possible.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what proportion of students on post-graduate courses at Scottish universities and central institutions have been (a) Scottish, (b) from the the rest of the United Kingdom and (c) from overseas, in every year since 1979.

The percentages are given in the table.

Place of domicile
SessionScotlandRest of United KingdomOverseas
1979–80471835
1980–81521731
1981–82531630
1982–83511831
1983–84511831
1984–85501932
1985–86481933
1986–87451936
1987–88461836
1988–89441936

Notes:

1. The figures relate to full-time courses.

2. In 1979–80 only university courses are covered.

3. The percentages may not add to 100 because of rounding.