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Overseas Students: EU Nationals

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 15th October 2012.

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Photo of Andrew Percy Andrew Percy Conservative, Brigg and Goole

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many EU citizens from other member states enrolled at UK universities to study as an undergraduate in each of the last five years.

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

holding answer 18 September 2012

The latest available information on EU domiciled undergraduate enrolments at UK Higher Education Institutions is shown separately in the following table for the academic years 2006/07 to 2010/11. Information on enrolments at UK Higher Education Institutions for the 2011/12 academic year will become available from the Higher Education Statistics Agency in January 2013.

EU domiciled(1) undergraduate enrolments(2) UK higher education institutions—Academic years 2006/07 to 2010/11
Academic year Enrolments
2006/07 64,165
2007/08 69,865
2008/09 73,375
2009/10 77,465
2010/11 80,320
(1) Domicile refers to a student's permanent or home address prior to entry to their course. (2) Covers undergraduate full and part-time students in all years of study. Notes: Figures are based on a HESA standard registration population and have been rounded up or down to the nearest five, so components may not sum to totals. Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record.

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