Higher Education: Wansbeck

Department for Education written question – answered on 9th September 2019.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Labour Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many and what proportion of students from Wansbeck constituency who went on to study higher education did so (a) at a university outside of the North East region and (b) at a local university in each of the last five years.

Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Education

Information on students enrolled in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is collected and published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). More information is available at: https://www.hesa.ac.uk.

The number of undergraduate higher education entrants who were domiciled in the Wansbeck constituency prior to study in each year between 2013/14 and 2017/18 has been provided in the table, as has whether these students joined an HEI located local to the North East region or not.

Undergraduate entrants domiciled in Wansbeck constituency prior to study

UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

Academic years 2013/14 to 2017/18

Source: DfE analysis of the Higher Education Statistics Agency’s (HESA) Student Record

Academic Year

Undergraduate entrants from Wansbeck constituency

Count of entrants

Share of entrants (%)

North East

Other

Total

North East

Other

Total

2013/14

420

255

670

62%

38%

100%

2014/15

425

265

690

61%

39%

100%

2015/16

370

260

630

59%

41%

100%

2016/17

335

270

605

55%

45%

100%

2017/18

370

240

605

61%

39%

100%

Notes:

1) Figures are based on the HESA standard registration population.

2) Figures are rounded to the nearest 5.

3) Parliamentary constituency is derived from the student's postcode prior to study.

Statistics for the 2018/19 academic year will come available in January 2020.

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