Abdelrahman Sallam

Dear University of St Andrews,

I am writing to you with regards to the admission statistics for the 2015 and 2016 cycles for admission into Medicine (A100). Under the Freedom of Information Act you are requested to provide the following information for both the 2015 and 2016 cycles (International Students):

1. How many international applications were received through UCAS?
2. How many of the applicants in #1 were offered an interview?
3. What is the criteria/scoring system used to select applicants for interview?
4. For those interviewed in #2, what were the lowest and highest UKCAT scores?
5. How were the Situational Judgement band scores used in the application process, if at all?
6. How many offers were made in total (International)?
7. How many applicants who were offered a place attended (International)?
8. How does the university deal with situation where international students plan to complete 3 A-levels in the year of application and so do not have predicted grades?

Please provide the following as well:
9. A spreadsheet of all international applicants who were offered a place, including their received and predicted grades, as well as their UKCAT scores, and interview scores (if applicable)
10. Can you provide a guide of the interview process and any scoring system or criteria that is used?
11. How are interviewed candidates then assessed to determine which candidates should be offered a place?

Please indicate which of the applicants are school leavers and which are not

Yours faithfully,

Abdelrahman Sallam

Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

Dear Abdelrahman,

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Our Ref:  225-16

 

Thank you for your email below of 4 September, 2016 in which you requested
information concerning A100 International Admission statistics.

 

The University will endeavour to respond to your request as quickly as
possible. In any event you will receive a response within the time set for
compliance, as prescribed in section 10 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 i.e. no later than 3 October, 2016.

 

It may prove necessary for the University to seek further clarification
from you, to assist it in identifying and locating the information
requested. If this is the case either I or one of my colleagues will write
to you in this respect. If clarification is required we will seek this at
the earliest opportunity.

 

In the meantime, should you have any questions about your information
request please do not hesitate to contact me.  Please quote Ref number
225-16 in any future correspondence in this connection.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

June

 

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

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Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

1 Attachment

Dear Abdelrahman,

 

Please find attached the University’s response to your request below for
information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

June

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

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Abdelrahman Sallam

Dear Freedom of Information,
Thank you. Please provide the alternative information for #7.

Yours sincerely,

Abdelrahman Sallam

Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

Dear Abdelrahman,

 

I acknowledge receipt of your email below received on 7 October, 2016 and
confirm that I am arranging for the alternative data referred to at Item 9
of the University's earlier response to be collated for you i.e. the UKCAT
score and interview score as a percentage for each applicant offered a
place.

 

The University will endeavour to get this data to you as quickly as
possible. In any event you will receive a response within the time set for
compliance, as prescribed in section 10 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 i.e. no later than 4 November 2016.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

June

 

 

 

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

 

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Freedom of Information, University of St Andrews

1 Attachment

Dear Abdelrahman,

 

Please find attached the University’s response to your request below for
information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

June

 

 

JUNE WEIR

FOI Officer

University of St Andrews

Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ

 

T: +44(0)1334 462776

The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland: SC013532

 

 

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