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Higher Education: York

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many young people from City of York constituency started a degree course in (a) 1996, (b) 2005 and (c) 2009. (322119)

The number of young (under 21) undergraduate entrants, from the City of York constituency, to UK higher education institutions is shown in the table. Figures are taken from the Higher Education Statistics Agency Student Record and are provided for the 1996/97, 2005/06 and 2008/09 academic years. Data for the 2009/10 academic year will become available from January 2011.

Young1 undergraduate entrants2 from the City of York constituency3. UK higher education institutions4. Academic years 1996/97, 2005/06 and 2008/09

Academic year

Entrants

1996/97

260

2005/06

415

2008/09

410

1 Covers entrants under the age of 21.

2 Covers entrants to full-time and part-time courses.

3 The table does not include entrants where the constituency of the student cannot be established due to missing or invalid postcode information.

4 Excludes the Open University due to inconsistencies in their coding of students across the time series.

Note:

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

Source:

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills how many UK (a) undergraduate and (b) post graduate students there were at the (i) University of York and (ii) University of York St John in each year since 1996-97. (322121)

The numbers of UK-domiciled undergraduate and postgraduate enrolments at the University of York and York St John University in each year since 1996/97 are provided in the table.

UK-domiciled undergraduate and postgraduate enrolments1 University of York and York St. John University—academic years 1996-97 to 2008-09

University of York

York St John University

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

Undergraduate

Postgraduate

1996-97

4,965

1,265

3,620

290

1997-98

5,340

1,245

3,465

390

1998-99

5,750

1,240

3,480

415

1999-2000

5,830

1,390

3,415

540

2000-01

6,145

1,430

3,660

525

2001-02

6,725

1,625

3,915

660

2002-03

6,965

1,710

4,465

810

2003-04

7,320

1,975

4,280

775

2004-05

7,600

1,920

4,385

610

2005-06

8,215

2,040

5,110

705

2006-07

8,080

1,785

4,875

730

2007-08

8,030

1,880

4,825

615

2008-09

8,105

2,100

5,270

620

1 Covers students of all ages enrolled on full-time and part-time courses.

Notes:

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

Source:

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).