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/independent school;
d. The 10 most commonly-occurring secondary schools among all students who enrolled, whether these are located in the UK or abroad. Please provide this as a list in descending order of enrolment.
I confirm receipt of your request below.
I do note that in other posts on the “What do they know” website you have
admitted that this request has not been submitted under you real name.
Guidance produced by the Information Commissioners' Office, which can be
found here states at p28 that if a pseudonym is used, a request for
information is not valid under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA). Because the name you have supplied is a pseudonym,
we will not be responding to your request.
I would also like to point out to you that the use of a pseudonym will
prohibit you from making a complaint to the Information Commissioners
Office if you feel that a request has not been complied with in a
Upon receipt of a request under your real name, we shall treat it as a
valid request under the FOIA and we will proceed with preparing our
Liverpool John Moores Simon Horsfield LLB
University Information Officer
Legal and Governance Services
Exchange Station Tithebarn St,
Liverpool, L2 2QP
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I withdraw this request, and will re-submit a new request under my real name and address in due course.
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