§ Mr. Llew Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Education what are the average rents paid by students in Wales, both on and off campus.
§ Mr. Forman
Information about the average cost of student accommodation in university institutions in Wales is set out in the table. This information is taken from the results of a survey carried out by the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals based on data provided by individual institutions. Comparable information for other institutions in the higher education sector and institutions in the further education sector is not collected centrally.
Academic year 1991–92 Cost per week £ exclusive of all meals Undergraduates University halls of residence 27.90 Other university owned accommodation 27.65 Other non-university owned accommodation 30.45 Postgraduates University halls of residence 27.40 Other university owned accommodation 27.20 Other non-university owned accommodation 30.05