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Higher Education: Students

Volume 713: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many students study higher education in colleges of education. [HL5621]

The number of enrolments to higher education courses at higher education institutions and further education colleges in England in 2007-08 is shown in the table.

Higher Education Enrolments

English Higher Education Institutions and Further Education Colleges

Academic Year 2007-08

Total Higher Education

2,044,330

of which:

Higher Education Institutions

1,922,185

Further Education Colleges (1)

122,145

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and Individualised Learner Record.

Notes: Higher Education Institution figures are based on a HESA standard registration population. Further Education College figures are based on a BIS whole year count basis. All figures have been rounded to the nearest five.

(1) Provisional. Final figures available in January 2010.