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University of Sussex

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 6 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) full-time equivalent lecturers and (b) students there were at the University of Sussex in each of the last 10 years. (82604)

Student enrolments and academic staff at the University of SussexEnrolments1Lecturers21995/9611,0005001996/9711,7154951997/9811,4954401998/9911,7504451999/200010,9004402000/0110,9154352001/0211,0804002002/0311,0803952003/04311,1053652004/05311,345390 1 Student numbers are on a snapshot basis as at 1 December, and exclude students writing up, on sabbatical or dormant. Figures include undergraduate and postgraduate students.2 Full-time equivalent staff figures are on the basis of staff with active contracts in the reporting period. Figures include senior lecturers and researchers and lecturers employed in teaching or teaching/research.3 Up until 2002/03 the staff record only included academic staff with a full-time equivalent greater than 25 per cent.; as from 2003/04, all academic staff were included. Therefore, the numbers for 2003/04 and 2004/05 are not directly comparable with those for earlier years. Note:Figures have been rounded to the nearest five.Source:Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) student and staff record data.