HC Deb 11 June 1998 vol 313 cc674-5W
Mr. Barry Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is his current estimate of the number of students in(a) further education and (b) higher education in Wales broken down for (i) North Wales and (ii) South Wales and by individual institution; and if he will make a statement.[45005]

Mr. Hain

The numbers of student enrolments for the 1997–98 academic year are shown by individual institution in the table.

Institution Number
Further Education Enrolments1
Aberdare College 2,395
Afan College 2,756
Barry College 6,900
Bridgend College 8,201
Carmarthenshire College of Technology & Art 12,104
Coleg Ceredigion 2,178
Deeside College 7,996
Coleg Glan Hafren 10,162
Groseinon College 3,607
Gwent Tertiary College 28,312
Coleg Harlech 266
Coleg Llandrillo 13,018
Coleg Llysfasi 1,997
Coleg Meirion Dwyfor 2,424
Coleg Menai 9,937
Merthyr Tydfil College 3,496
Neath College 10,370
Pembrokeshire College 7,166
Pencoed College 849
Pontypridd College 8,123
Coleg Powys 5,043
St. Davids Sixth Form College 940
Swansea College 15,119
Welsh College of Horticulture 1,680
Workers Educational Association (North) 1,670
Workers Educational Association (South) 4,272
Yale College 9,798
YMCA 569
Ystrad Mynach College 5,575
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 906
University of Wales Institute Cardiff 512
University of Wales College, Newport 648
Swansea Institute of Higher Education 143

Institution Number
University of Wales, Bangor Welsh for Adults 1,127
University of Wales, Cardiff Welsh for Adults 608
University of Glamorgan Welsh for Adults 245
North East Wales Institute 49
University of Wales, Swansea Welsh for Adults 424
Trinity College Carmarthen Welsh for Adults 22
Sponsored Institutions 395
Higher Education Enrolments2
University of Glamorgan 15,179
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 6,968
University of Wales, Bangor 7,726
University of Wales, Cardiff 14,555
University of Wales, Lampeter 2,398
University of Wales, Swansea 9,635
University College of Medicine 2,777
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff 7,209
University of Wales College, Newport 7,057
North East Wales Institute of Higher Education 4,520
Swansea Institute of Higher Education 3,888
Trinity College 1,730
Welsh College of Music & Drama 549
Carmarthenshire College of Technology & Art 359
Llandrillo College 155
1 All FE enrolments in Wales at November 1997


Further Education Funding Council Wales

2 All HE enrolments in Wales at November 1997


Higher Education Funding Council Wales