History Admissions Statistics

Catherine Collins made this Freedom of Information request to Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

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Catherine Collins

Dear Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge,

I am making a request regarding the statistics for History (V100) undergraduate applicants in the current cycle.

Please provide for each applicant the following data in a single table with one row per applicant, and columns contain the following data:

* an indicator of the country of the applicant (UK, EU, International, etc.) and applicants grouped by countries (e.g. Country 1, 2, ...)
*the applicant's number of GCSE A* grades, if applicable
*the applicant's predicted A-Level grades, if applicable
*the subjects the applicant takes/took for A-Level, if applicable
* the UMS of the applicant, if applicable
* a yes/no to indicate if applicant was called for interview
* each interviewer's (eg. if there are two interviewers, then two columns) interview grade for the interviewee (1-10, with NA to indicate if no interview)
* a yes/no to indicate if offer was made
* an option to indicate the type of offer (conditional or unconditional or NA to indicate no offer)
* a yes/no to indicate if applicant was pooled
* a yes/no to indicate if applicant has received offer from the pool, for the pooled applicants

Yours faithfully,

Catherine Collins

Fitzwilliam College Bursar, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Dear Ms Collins

Further to your Freedom of Information request of 17th April, I can tell
you that we are unable to release data at an individual level due to the
Data Protection Act and that we do not retain data for unsuccessful
applicants.

The following data applies to successful applicants in History (V100) in
the current cycle:

Q1. Overseas: 2 and Home: 18
Q2. Number of A* grades at GCSE were in the range 0 to 10.
Q3. Predicted A level results were in the range A*A* to A*A*A*A*.
Q4. Subjects taken at A level include: History, Geography, Mathematics,
Economics, French, Government and Politics, Religious Studies, English
Literature, Classical Civilisation, Psychology, English Language, Film
Studies, Sociology, Music, Latin, Biology, Chemistry, Further
mathematics and Physics.
Q5. UMS scores are not recorded.
Q6. All candidates were called to interview.
Q7. Interview scores were in the range 4 to 10.
Q8 and Q9. 8 conditional offers were made.
Q10. Five unsuccessful candidates were pooled.
Q11. No applicants received an offer from the pool.

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I trust that is helpful.

Yours sincerely,

Mr. R A Powell
Fellow and Bursar
Fitzwilliam College
Cambridge CB3 0DG

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