HC Deb 04 February 1971 vol 810 c415W
37. Mr. William Price

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many students were at university in 1964 and what was the figure for 1970.

Mr. van Straubenzee

In the academic year 1964–65 there were 153,500 full-time students in universities in Great Britain and in the then colleges of advanced technology and Heriot Watt College. The provisional figure for 1970–71 is just under 228,000.