2013 Entry Dental Admissions

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Dear Cardiff University,

I would like to make a request for the 2013 entry cycle for dentistry admissions.

(1) Please can you provide a copy of the interview form that is used in the MMIs for the dentistry course to assess candidates. This request is applicable to 2013 entry. I would kindly like to request a copy of the form used in each of the MMI stations.

(2) Please can you provide the criteria used to select candidates suitability for the 5 year BDS dentistry course. If any form is used to determine/assess this, I would kindly like to request a copy of this.

I hope that this is not too much trouble for the dentistry department and hope that they can meet my request without too much trouble. Please can you provide all documents in PDF format.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Randeep Kakkar

InfoRequest, Cardiff University

Dear Mr Kakkar,

I acknowledge receipt of your email below received by this office on 20
October 2013 in which you requested information regarding Dental
Admissions.  

Your request will now be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and this has been allocated reference FOI13-210 which should be
quoted in all correspondence. We will respond to your request within 20
working days starting the day after receipt, therefore you can expect to
receive a response no later than 15 November 2013.

Where we consider that we will not be able to meet this deadline or if
further time is required to consider the public interest test we will
contact you as soon as possible and give you a revised date for response.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, we
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

In the meantime if you have any further queries please get in touch.

Yours sincerely

Matt Cooper
Information Governance Team
Governance and Compliance Division
Cardiff University
McKenzie House
30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE

Fax 029 20874478
Tel 029 20879351

From:        Randeep Kakkar <[FOI #181674 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Cardiff University <[Cardiff University request email]>,
Date:        20/10/2013 19:12
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - 2013 Entry Dental
Admissions

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Dear Cardiff University,

I would like to make a request for the 2013 entry cycle for dentistry
admissions.

(1) Please can you provide a copy of the interview form that is used in
the MMIs for the dentistry course to assess candidates. This request is
applicable to 2013 entry. I would kindly like to request a copy of the
form used in each of the MMI stations.

(2) Please can you provide the criteria used to select candidates
suitability for the 5 year BDS dentistry course. If any form is used to
determine/assess this, I would kindly like to request a copy of this.

I hope that this is not too much trouble for the dentistry department and
hope that they can meet my request without too much trouble. Please can
you provide all documents in PDF format.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Randeep Kakkar

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InfoRequest, Cardiff University

13 Atodiad

Dear Mr Kakkar

I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request below
dated 20th October 2013 in which you requested information regarding
Dental Admissions.

For ease of reference, I have reproduced your questions below and set out
our corresponding responses.

1.  Please can you provide a copy of the interview form that is used in
the MMIs for the dentistry course to assess candidates. This request is
applicable to 2013 entry. I would kindly like to request a copy of the
form used in each of the MMI stations.
The School interviews through multiple mini interviews which involve
candidates undertaking 10 "stations" which are individually assessed and
the results collated on a scoring spreadsheet.

The stations are subject to change each year but we have attached the
stations used for 2013 together with the marking sheets.  A copy of the
scoring spreadsheet is also attached.

2.  Please can you provide the criteria used to select candidates
suitability for the 5 year BDS dentistry course. If any form is used to
determine/assess this, I would kindly like to request a copy of this.

Information regarding Dentistry admissions criteria and the Dentistry
admissions policy is available on the University website at:
 [1]http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective...
    Accordingly this information is reasonably accessible to you by other
means and is exempt from disclosure under section 21 of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.
 

I trust this information satisfies your enquiry.  The University has a
Freedom of Information Complaints Procedure should you feel dissatisfied
with this response or the way in which your request was handled.
Complaints must be made in writing and must set out why you believe the
University has not met its obligations under the Freedom of Information
Act.  You may email your complaint to [2][email address] where
it will be forwarded to the Director of Student Services and Governance
who will be responsible for overseeing the review.

If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint, you
have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for
consideration.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at the
following address: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Cardiff University. If you require further assistance please feel free to
contact me.

Yours sincerely
Information Governance Team
Governance and Compliance Division
Cardiff University
McKenzie House
30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE

Fax 029 20874478
Tel 029 20879351

Freedom of Information request - 2013 Entry Dental Admissions

Randeep Kakkar   to: FOI requests at Cardiff University 20/10/2013 19:12

From: Randeep Kakkar <[FOI #181674 email]>
To: FOI requests at Cardiff University <[Cardiff University request email]>

Dear Cardiff University,

I would like to make a request for the 2013 entry cycle for dentistry
admissions.

(1) Please can you provide a copy of the interview form that is used in
the MMIs for the dentistry course to assess candidates. This request is
applicable to 2013 entry. I would kindly like to request a copy of the
form used in each of the MMI stations.

(2) Please can you provide the criteria used to select candidates
suitability for the 5 year BDS dentistry course. If any form is used to
determine/assess this, I would kindly like to request a copy of this.

I hope that this is not too much trouble for the dentistry department and
hope that they can meet my request without too much trouble. Please can
you provide all documents in PDF format.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Randeep Kakkar

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Dear InfoRequest,

Thank you for this information.

Yours sincerely,

Randeep Kakkar