Known destinations of 2017/18 UG Offer Holders

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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...

Yours faithfully,

K. Johnson

Finance.FOI Requests, University College London

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Dear K Johnson,

 

We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request.

 

We can confirm that we do hold some of the information of the description
specified in your request.

 

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.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1)—

(a) information may be reasonably accessible to the applicant even though
it is accessible only on payment, and

(b) information is to be taken to be reasonably accessible to the
applicant if it is information which the public authority or any other
person is obliged by or under any enactment to communicate (otherwise than
by making the information available for inspection) to members of the
public on request, whether free of charge or on payment.

(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), information which is held by a
public authority and does not fall within subsection (2) (b) is not to be
regarded as reasonably accessible to the applicant merely because the
information is available from the public authority itself on request,
unless the information is made available in accordance with the
authority’s publication scheme and any payment required is specified in,
or determined in accordance with, the scheme.”

 

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Mehwish Sultan

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University College London

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