To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many applications had been submitted from home students through UCAS by 15 January 2012 to (a) Russell Group universities, (b) 1994 Group universities and (c) all other higher education institutions; and how many such applications had been submitted by the equivalent date in the previous admissions cycle.
|Applications (1) by UK domiciled applicants as at 15 January 2012|
|Year of entry|
|2011 (2)||2012 (3)|
|Russell Group institutions||488,972||456,619|
|1994 Group institutions||239,663||226,297|
|(1) Each applicant can submit up to five applications, or up to four if applying for medical, dentistry and veterinary science courses. (2 )Applicants applying to enter courses starting in autumn 2011, including those who applied for deferred entry in 2012. (3 )Applicants applying to enter courses starting in autumn 2012, including those who applied for deferred entry in 2013.|