Question to the Department for Education:
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many people from the Doncaster North constituency entered higher education institutions in the latest year for which figures are available; and how that figure compares with other constituencies.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency collects and publishes statistics on students enrolled at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The latest statistics available refer to the 2016/17 academic year and are available at the following link: https://www.hesa.ac.uk/news/11-01-2018/sfr247-higher-education-student-statistics.
The table below provides counts of entrants to higher education courses at UK HEIs who were living in the Doncaster North parliamentary constituency prior to commencing their studies.
Entrants to higher education domiciled in Doncaster North constituency prior to their studies, by level of study UK Higher Education Institutions
Academic year 2016/17
Doncaster North parliamentary constituency
1) Figures in this table are rounded to the nearest multiple of five; figures may not sum to totals.
2) Constituency is derived from the student's postcode prior to study.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service publish data on the proportion of 18 year olds entering full-time undergraduate higher education from each parliamentary constituency. The latest data is contained in Figure 4.8 of their 2017 End of Cycle report: https://www.ucas.com/file/137236/download?token=LtrRkIaK.
For the 2017 application cycle, the entry rate for 18 year olds from Doncaster North constituency to full-time undergraduate study was 21.1%. This compares to an entry rate for England of 33.3%.
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Widening Participation in Higher Education, England,
Found: pupils were in sustained
education, employment or
the year after key stage 4, unchanged
Found: Widening Participation in Higher Education, England, 2013/14 age cohort
SFR37/2016, 03 August 2016
4. Oxbridge 'elitism'
31/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research
Found: from state schools. The latest rates are 59% for Oxford and 61% for Cambridge, or somewhat higher if overseas
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1. Social Mobility: North-west
09/01/2019 - Westminster Hall
1: this House has considered social mobility in the North West.It is a pleasure to serve under your - Speech Link
2: parliamentary group on social mobility and as a north-west Member, to be present in this debate. Does - Speech Link
3: mobility. I think he is referring to the 2017 “State of the nation” report, which stated that it is no - Speech Link
2. Social Mobility (Wales)
19/12/2017 - Westminster Hall
1: before the Christmas recess, as you are our constituency and county neighbour.Social mobility - Speech Link
2: to go on to higher education or even, in some cases, further education.Education became the greatest - Speech Link
3. Oral Answers to Questions
06/02/2017 - Commons Chamber
1: fair funding that really works. I know that he and many other colleagues will have their views about how - Speech Link
2: listened carefully to the response from the Secretary of State, who has not broadened the matter, and therefore - Speech Link
3: of 0.4%. In the right hon. Gentleman’s Exeter constituency, there will be no overall change in the level - Speech Link
4. 16-to-19 Education Funding
07/09/2017 - Westminster Hall
1: That this House has considered 16 to 19 education funding.It is a pleasure to see you in - Speech Link
2: debate. Does he agree that not only has 16-to-19 education been affected by cuts in funding for that particular - Speech Link
5. Oral Answers to Questions
14/01/2021 - Commons Chamber
1: agenda. I am also working closely with the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Speech Link
2: cashmere industry in my constituency in the Scottish borders, which I fear will cost many local jobs. Will the - Speech Link
3: in the trade agreement is great to see, but may I ask the Minister to continue that with a free trade agreement - Speech Link