Diversity statistics for 2016-2018 [Undergraduate law]
To whom it may concern,
The following request refers to students who enrolled in a law-related (i.e. Group M) course at the university in the following three years: 2016, 2017, 2018.
By ‘law-related course’, I refer to both single honours law and any law with a language, law with a year abroad, or joint honours law programmes which admitted students during this period.
Please provide the following information about the relevant students’ background for each of the three years (2016, 2017, 2018):
a. The % of students who are Black or Minority Ethnic (‘BME’);
b. The % of UK-domiciled students who have come from a postcode that falls within POLAR4 young participation quintiles 1 or 2;
c. The % of all students (UK and EU and non-EU) who attended a private/fee-paying school;
d. The 10 most commonly-occurring secondary schools among all students who enrolled, whether these schools are located in the UK or abroad. Please provide this as a list in descending order of enrolment.
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Dear MTRS FOIA,
The name is a pseudonym - I will post a new request under my real name shortly. Thank you for your time and attention.
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