Applicant statistics for history joint honours courses 2018

Catherine Collins made this Freedom of Information request to University of Cambridge

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Catherine Collins

Dear University of Cambridge,

The Freedom of Information Act (herein 'the Act') gives members of the public the right to request data from public bodies and institutions. For the purposes of the Act, your institution - the University of Cambridge - is deemed to be a public institution. Accordingly, we request the following information regarding applicants in the 2018 cycle for "History and Politics (VL12)" and "History and Modern Languages (VR18)"

(1) Please provide for each candidate, identified by name or, if your institution seeks to apply an exemption under s 40 of the act, a unique randomly generated number:--

i. GCSE results presented as a string (where GCSE results are absent, please provide an explanation, for example, "International"/"Not on Personal Statement", etc.
ii. Interview test score
iii. Pre-interview or at-interview test score
iv. The local authority of residence (defined as either the second tier where two-tiered local government exists or the single tier in a unitary area)
v. Achieved GCE grades or other (UMS desirable)
vi. Predicted A-level grades or other, as provided by each applicant, inclusion or exclusion of unaccepted GCEs, i.e. 'General Studies, is irrelevant for the purposes of this request and is left at your discretion.
vii. Aggregated candidate score, based on the university's metric

Please present your data tabulated in a manner which allows the cross-comparison of individual applicants's individual statistics.

Please reply within the statutory timeframe, public holidays considered. Any exemptions applied should be justified, providing us with relevant public interest tests.

If your institution wishes to pursue noncompliance with this request on the grounds provided by s 12 of the Act, please fulfill the request chronologically until the point where the exemption would apply.

Yours faithfully,

Catherine Collins

FOI, University of Cambridge

This is to acknowledge receipt of your request for information. Your reference number is given in the subject line of this email. We will respond on or before 27 April 2018.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Office
University of Cambridge
Registrary's Office, The Old Schools
Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN
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Further to your request for information, please find attached the University’s response.

Regards,

Freedom of Information Office
University of Cambridge
Registrary's Office, The Old Schools
Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TN
T: (01223 7)64142
F: (01223 3)32332
E: [email address]

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