Attainment statistics for undergraduate students

Robert Liow made this Freedom of Information request to University of Sheffield

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Dear University of Sheffield,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me:

1. The percentage of all UK-domiciled undergraduate students achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

2. The percentage of UK-domiciled white undergraduate students achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

3. The percentage of UK-domiciled BAME/BME undergraduate students achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

4. The percentage of all UK-domiciled undergraduate students achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

5. The percentage of UK-domiciled white undergraduate students achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

6. The percentage of UK-domiciled BAME/BME undergraduate students achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

7. The percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled in the European Economic Area in your institution, for each of the past 5 years

7a. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled in the European Economic Area who are not white in your institution, for each of the past 5 years

8. The percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area in your institution, for each of the past 5 years

8a. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area who are not white in your institution, for each of the past 5 years

9. The percentage of all non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

9a. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

9b. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled in the European Economic Area who are not white achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

9c. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area who are not white achieving a 1st or 2:1 at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

10. The percentage of all non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students achieving a 1st at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

10a. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

10b. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled in the European Economic Area who are not white achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

10c. Additionally, if this information is held, the percentage of non-UK-domiciled undergraduate students domiciled outside the European Economic Area who are not white achieving a 1st only at your institution, for each of the past 5 years

For clarification, if this information is not already held in the aggregate form, “BAME/BME/not white” in this context covers all students for which your institution holds ethnicity data who have responded with a response other than any kind of white ethnicity, and includes respondents who have responded as mixed-race.

If it is not possible to provide some or all of the information requested above for each of the past 5 years, please provide as much of it as has been recorded.

If some or all of the information requested above is exempt from disclosure under Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 as it is “reasonably accessible to the applicant, please provide a link to the precise location of this information.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Robert Liow

Anne E Cutler, University of Sheffield

Dear Mr Liow
I write in response to your recent Freedom of Information request to
Sheffield University.  The information you have requested is available
from the Higher Education Statistics Agency: it is therefore exempt from
disclosure by the University under Section 21 of the Freedom of
Information Act (information accessible by other means).

I am required under the Act to inform you that if you have cause for
genuine complaint regarding our reply to your request for information, you
should within 60 days of receiving this response, write to the University
FOI Unit, The University Secretary’s Office, Sheffield University, Western
Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN or email [University of Sheffield request email] explaining why you
are not satisfied with the result.

If you still remain unsatisfied with the University's decision, you will
be entitled to complain to the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Anne Cutler

The University Secretary’s Office

University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield

S10 2TN

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