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Higher Education: North West England

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 16th June 2011.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many people normally resident in Warrington North constituency applied to attend higher education institutions in the academic year (a) 2009-10 and (b) 2010-11; and how many such applications were successful in each ward.

Photo of David Willetts David Willetts Minister of State (Universities and Science)

The information is in the table and has been provided by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

Applicants who were not accepted for entry will include: individuals who did not receive any offer; individuals who received an offer (conditional or unconditional) but decided not to go to university; individuals who received a conditional offer and failed to meet the specific conditions (e.g. they did not achieve certain grades); and individuals who decided to withdraw from the UCAS system.

Applicants and accepted applicants to full-time undergraduate courses at UK institutions from Warrington North constituency by electoral ward 2009/10 and 2010/11
  2009 2010
Ward Applicants Accepted applicants Applicants Accepted applicants
Birchwood 86 75 108 88
Burtonwood and Winwick 61 52 43 30
Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft 102 83 137 112
Fairfield and Howley 67 47 83 57
Orford 55 45 74 55
Poplars and Hulme 68 60 84 56
Poulton North 69 54 80 59
Poulton South 61 49 61 44
Rixton and Woolston 94 77 73 61
Westbrook 95 83 70 57
Grand total 758 625 813 619
Notes: 1. Figures cover applications to higher education courses at higher education institutions (HEIs) and further education colleges (FECs). 2. Figures do not include applicants to higher education who do not apply through UCAS (i.e. people who apply directly to institutions). Source: UCAS

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