HC Deb 05 April 2001 vol 366 c277W
Mr. Borrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment what proportion of students on veterinary courses are from(a) state schools and (b) state schools in the north of England; and what the breakdown is in each of the veterinary colleges. [155349]

Mr. Wicks

The available information from the Universities and Colleges Admissions service (UCAS) is shown in the table. UCAS do not release data for individual institutions at subject level.

Home domiciled accepted applicants to full-time and sandwich undergraduate courses in veterinary science by previous educational establishment
Institutions in the UK Autumn 2000 entry
Previous educational establishment Accepted applicants
Maintained schools1:
in the north of England2 52
from other regions of the UK 220
Total maintained schools 272
Independent schools 157
FE/HE establishments 63
Other 2
Not Known 101
Total 595
1Includes comprehensive, grammar, sixth form centres, other secondary and former grant-maintained schools
2Includes the following government regions: North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, North West and Merseyside

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