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Higher Education: Hartlepool

Volume 460: debated on Wednesday 23 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills (1) how many students from Hartlepool constituency were allocated a university place in each year since 1996; (137357)

(2) how many students from Hartlepool constituency went to (a) each university and (b) university in each region of the UK in the last year for which information is available.

The total numbers of undergraduate entrants to UK Higher Education Institutions from Hartlepool parliamentary constituency for each year since 1996/97 are given in the table. Figures for the 2006/07 academic year will be available in January 2008.

Number of entrants to undergraduate courses1 from Hartlepool parliamentary constituency—UK Higher Education Institutions2 academic years 1996/97 to 2005/06

Academic year

Number of entrants

1996/97

500

1997/98

535

1998/99

620

1999/2000

615

2000/01

770

2001/02

825

2002/03

960

2003/04

940

2004/05

940

2005/06

985

1 Covers students on full-time and part-time modes of study.

2 Excludes the Open University.

Note:

Figures are on a snapshot basis as at the 1 of December for comparability and are rounded to the nearest five.

Source:

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

The latest available information for the number of students from Hartlepool parliamentary constituency who went to each university in the UK split by the government office region of the institution is given in the following table, for the 2005/06 academic year.

Number of entrants to undergraduate courses1 from Hartlepool parliamentary constituency by institution and Government Office Region of the Institution—UK Higher Education Institutions2 academic year 2005/06

Government Office Region/Institution

Number of entrants

North East

The University of Northumbria at Newcastle

95

The University of Sunderland

145

The University of Teesside

510

University of Durham

20

The University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

30

Total

800

North West

Edge Hill University

5

St. Martin’s College

3

The University of Central Lancashire

10

Liverpool John Moores University

3

The Manchester Metropolitan University

5

The University of Lancaster

5

The University of Liverpool

5

The University of Salford

3

Cumbria Institute of the Arts

3

The University of Manchester

5

Total

35

Yorkshire and the Humber

York St. John University College

10

Trinity and All Saints College

3

The University of Huddersfield

10

Leeds Metropolitan University

25

Sheffield Hallam University

5

The University of Hull

10

The University of Leeds

10

The University of Sheffield

3

The University of York

5

Total

75

East Midlands

The University of Northampton

3

The University of Lincoln

3

De Montfort University

5

The Nottingham Trent University

5

The University of Leicester

3

Loughborough University

3

The University of Nottingham

5

Total

15

West Midlands

University of Central England in Birmingham

3

Coventry University

3

The University of Wolverhampton

3

Aston University

3

The University of Birmingham

5

The University of Warwick

3

Birmingham College of Food, Tourism and Creative Studies

3

Total

10

East

Anglia Ruskin University

5

University of Hertfordshire

3

The University of Cambridge

5

The University of Essex

3

Total

10

London

University of the Arts, London

3

Rose Bruford College

3

Kingston University

3

London South Bank University

3

Thames Valley University

3

Brunei University

3

Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

3

The Royal Veterinary College

3

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

3

London Metropolitan University

3

Total

10

South East

The University of Brighton

3

Oxford Brookes University

5

The University of Portsmouth

5

The University of Kent

3

The University of Oxford

5

The University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury

3

Total

10

South West

University of Gloucestershire

3

The University of Plymouth

5

The University of Bath

3

Total

5

Scotland

The University of Edinburgh

5

Total

5

Wales

University of Wales, Aberystwyth

3

Total

3

Northern Ireland

The Queen's University of Belfast

3

Total

3

Total

985

1 Covers students on full-time and part-time modes of study.

2 Excludes the Open University. Excludes those institutions that did not have any entrants from Hartlepool parliamentary constituency.

3 Number greater than zero but less than three.

Note:

Figures are on a snapshot basis as at the 1 December for comparability and numbers are rounded to the nearest five therefore components may not sum to totals.

Source:

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).