Dear University College London,
For 2017/18 entry please provide the top 10 most popular destinations for undergraduate
offer holders who received an offer but did not accept it, broken down by the school/faculty they applied to (i.e. the top 10 most popular institutions the undergraduate applicants went to instead of UCL) and an aggregate of this result.
An example of how this data can be presented can be found here: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/4...
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Dear K Johnson,
We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
We can confirm that we do hold some of the information of the description
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Q1) For 2017/18 entry please provide the top 10 most popular destinations
for undergraduate offer holders who received an offer but did not accept
it, broken down by the school/faculty they applied to (i.e. the top 10
most popular institutions the undergraduate applicants went to instead of
UCL) and an aggregate of this result.
A1) We receive details of an applicant's offer replies from UCAS once an
applicant has received a decision from all of their choices and they have
submitted their replies. We do not however, receive information as to
where an applicant, who applied to us, has enrolled elsewhere.
The information on applicant responses and confirmations is held by UCAS
and is therefore exempt from disclosure due to Section 21, which states:
“(1) Information which is reasonably accessible to the applicant otherwise
than under section 1 is exempt information.
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(a) information may be reasonably accessible to the applicant even though
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information is available from the public authority itself on request,
unless the information is made available in accordance with the
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