Engineering statistics

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Dear St John's College, Cambridge,

For the years 2015-2020, may I request you to provide me with the following information among applicants for Engineering to your College whose domicile is China (mainland):

1. The number of Chinese applicants to your college;
2. The number and percentage of direct offers made among all Chinese applicants;
3. The number and of winter pool offers made by other colleges to applicants who originally applied to your college among all Chinese applicants;
4. The number of acceptances and percentage among Chinese applicants who were offered a place.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Hall

Freedom of Information Officer, St John's College, Cambridge

Dear Mr Hall,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request concerning Engineering
applicants whose domicile is mainland China. Please find below the
requested information.

1) The number of Engineering applicants to St John's from mainland China
was:

* 5 in the 2015 application year. 
* 2 in the 2016 application year. 
* 1 in the 2017 application year. 
* 2 in the 2018 application year. 
* 5 in the 2019 application year. 
* 7 in the 2020 application year. 

2) The number of direct offers made by St John's to Engineering applicants
from mainland China was:

* 1 in the 2015 application year (20% of the total number of Engineering
applicants to St John's from mainland China).
* 0 in the 2016 application year (0% of the total number of Engineering
applicants to St John's from mainland China).
* 1 in the 2017 application year (100% of the total number
of Engineering applicants to St John's from mainland China).
* 0 in the 2018 application year (0% of the total number of Engineering
applicants to St John's from mainland China). 
* 1 in the 2019 application year (20% of the total number of Engineering
applicants to St John's from mainland China). 
* 1 in the 2020 application year (14.29% of the total number
of Engineering applicants to St John's from mainland China). 

3) The number of winter pool offers made by other Colleges to Engineering
applicants from mainland China who had originally applied to St John's
was: 

* 0 in the 2015 application year. 
* 0 in the 2016 application year. 
* 0 in the 2017 application year. 
* 1 in the 2018 application year. 
* 0 in the 2019 application year. 
* 1 in the 2020 application year. 

4) The number of acceptances by mainland Chinese Engineering applicants
who were offered a place at St John's:

* 1 in the 2015 application year (100% acceptance rate). 
* 0 in the 2016 application year (no offers were made). 
* 1 in the 2017 application year (100% acceptance rate). 
* 0 in the 2018 application year (no offers were made). 
* 1 in the 2019 application year (100% acceptance rate). 
* The information is not yet held for the 2020 application year. 

Figures are grouped by UCAS application year. For clarification: 

* The 2015 application year ran from applications opening in September
2014 to confirmation in August 2015.
* The 2016 application year ran from applications opening in September
2015 to confirmation in August 2016.
* The 2017 application year ran from applications opening in September
2016 to confirmation in August 2017.
* The 2018 application year ran from applications opening in September
2017 to confirmation in August 2018. 
* The 2019 application year ran from applications opening in September
2018 to confirmation in August 2019.
* The 2020 application year ran from applications opening in September
2019 to confirmation in August 2020.

If you are dissatisfied with my response you may seek an internal review
in writing setting out the grounds for review. It will be dealt with by a
College Officer. Should you not be satisfied with the outcome of the
review, you will have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner by
writing to him at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours sincerely,

 

Communications Officer (Freedom of Information)

St John’s College

Cambridge

CB2 1TP

Registered Charity No. 1137428

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From: Mr. Hall <[FOI #679216 email]>
Sent: 23 July 2020 04:23
To: Freedom of Information Officer <[email address]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Engineering statistics
 
Dear St John's College, Cambridge,

For the years 2015-2020, may I request you to provide me with the
following information among applicants for Engineering to your College
whose domicile is China (mainland):

1. The number of Chinese applicants to your college;
2. The number and percentage of direct offers made among all Chinese
applicants;
3. The number and of winter pool offers made by other colleges to
applicants who originally applied to your college among all Chinese
applicants;
4. The number of acceptances and percentage among Chinese applicants who
were offered a place.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Hall

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