Dear University of Leicester,

I was wondering if you could please help me with my request,

In regards to your A100 undergraduate-entry Medicine course I would like to know:

For UK/EU applicants applying for -2020- entry:
The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in 2021)
The average UCAT of those given an Interview.
The median UCAT of those given an Interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest GCSE combined score for those invited to interview
How many offers for A100 medicine course for 2020 entry were sent out to UK applicants?
How many offers for A100 medicine course for 2021 (deferred) entry were sent out to UK applicants?

For international (for fee-paying purposes) applicants for -2020- entry:
The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in 2021)
The average UCAT of those given an Interview
The median UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest combined GCSE score for those invited to interview.

If places become available, how will places for 2020 entry be allocated to those who have chosen 2021 entry Medicine at Leicester university as their firm choice?

How will the UCAT be weighted and the admissions process be conducted for 2021 entry.
Will interviews be online?
Will the UCAT threshold decrease if the global interim and average decreases?

Yours faithfully,

Adam Azim

Dear Adam,

I write to acknowledge receipt of your request, made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please note the effective date of the request, i.e. date of receipt of your request by the University of Leicester for processing, is 14 September 2020 and that the latest date by which the University must respond under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is 12 October 2020.

Could you please let us know the course that you are referring to with regards to interviews and offers made to applicants. I will arrange for the information to which you are entitled once we get your clarification under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to be supplied to you as soon as reasonably possible, and in any event within the period set out by the Act.
Please note that the University campus is currently closed due to the Covid 19 virus so it may therefore take a little longer than normal for us to respond.

If you have any queries regarding your request, do not hesitate to contact me.

Regards,

Tina Chikuzah
Senior Information Assurance Officer
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Dear Leicester University,

I am clarifying that in regards to interviews and offers made to applicants I am referring to A100 L34 undergraduate medicine course.

Yours sincerely,

Adam Azim

Thank you for your email.

 

Whilst we endeavour to meet the statutory deadlines outlined in the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information
Regulations 2004, due to currant circumstances, recorded information held
by the University may take longer to access, obtain and collate.  In a
limited number of circumstances it may not be accessible at all.

 

Please accept our apologies for any delay in response and the
inconvenience this may cause you. 

 

Legal and Information Assurance Services,

University of Leicester.

 

Dear Adam,

Thanks for the clarification.

Regards,

Tina Chikuzah
Senior Information Assurance Officer
Legal & Information Assurance Services
E: [email address]
w: www.le.ac.uk

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Dear Adam,

I write on behalf of the University of Leicester in response to your request, dated 14 September 2020 made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request
In regards to your A100 undergraduate-entry Medicine course I would like to know:

For UK/EU applicants applying for -2020- entry:
The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made
The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in 2021)

Our response
For number of applications, number of interviews and offers made for both UK/EU and International applicants, we are refusing this request under s21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably available by other means. This information can be accessed on our website please see link below,
https://le.ac.uk/medicine/study/applying...

The average UCAT of those given an Interview.
The median UCAT of those given an Interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest GCSE combined score for those invited to interview
How many offers for A100 medicine course for 2020 entry were sent out to UK applicants?
How many offers for A100 medicine course for 2021 (deferred) entry were sent out to UK applicants?

Our response
Please refer to the attached document.

For international (for fee-paying purposes) applicants for -2020- entry:
The number of applications
The number of applicants who were invited to interview
The number of offers made

Our response
For number of applications, number of interviews and offers made for both UK/EU and International applicants, we are refusing this request under s21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as this information is reasonably available by other means. This information can be accessed on our website please see link below,
https://le.ac.uk/medicine/study/applying...

The number of final acceptances (including deferrals who will start in 2021)
The average UCAT of those given an Interview
The median UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest UCAT of those given an interview
The lowest combined GCSE score for those invited to interview.

Our response
Please refer to the attached document

If places become available, how will places for 2020 entry be allocated to those who have chosen 2021 entry Medicine at Leicester University as their firm choice?

Our response
We do not have any additional places for 2020 as this year has already passed.

How will the UCAT be weighted and the admissions process be conducted for 2021 entry.
Our response
For UCAT weighting, we are refusing this request under s21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as information is reasonable accessible by other means. Please find the link below on how to access this information;
https://le.ac.uk/medicine/study/mbchb/en...

Will interviews be online?
Our response
Please refer to the information the attached document.

Will the UCAT threshold decrease if the global interim and average decreases?

Our response
Please refer to the information the attached document.

If you have any concerns or wish to complain or appeal about any aspect of this response then in the first instance please contact the University's Data Protection Officer Elisabeth Taoudi by telephoning 0116 229 7640, or by email [email address].

Please be aware that it is also your legal right under Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act, to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision whether a request for information made to the University has been dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the Act. It should be noted that there is a requirement that there will be no undue delay in making the application and there is an expectation that the complainant will have exhausted the University's internal complaints procedure.

Complaints to the Information Commissioner should be addressed to:

FoI Compliance Team (Complaints)
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I hope you find this response helpful. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any queries regarding the above.

Regards,
Tina Chikuzah
Senior Information Assurance Officer
Legal & Information Assurance Services
E: [email address]
w: www.le.ac.uk

Please note that the IAS team will be operating from [email address] when handling requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. For all other correspondence, please continue to contact us through [email address].

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