LLM Admissions

Mr Hemingway made this Freedom of Information request to University of Leeds

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Dear University of Leeds,

Across all your LLM programmes, for the three most recent academic years, I would like to request the following data on applicants who have studied their undergraduate degrees at UK universities only:

1)
i) a) Number of people applying with a predicted 1st and b) Number of these people given an offer
ii) a) Number of people applying with an achieved 1st and b) Number of these people given an offer

2)
i) a) Number of people applying with a predicted very high 2:1 (overall 67%+) and b) Number of these people given an offer
ii) a) Number of people applying with a predicted very high 2:1 (overall 67%+) and b) Number of these people given an offer

3)
i) a) Number of people applying with a predicted a mid 2:1 (overall 64-66%+) and b) Number of these people given an offer
ii) Number of people applying with a predicted a high 2:1 (overall 64-66%+) and b) Number of these people given an offer

4)
i) Number of people applying with a predicted a low 2:1 (less than overall 64%) and b) Number of these people given an offer
ii) Number of people applying with a predicted a low 2:1 (less than overall 64%) and b) Number of these people given an offer

5) According to the applicant's achieved undergraduate overall percentage rather than predictions,
i) The number of people with firsts enrolling
ii) The number of people with very high 2:1s enrolling
iii) The number of people with high 2:1s enrolling
iv) The number of people with mid 2:1s enrolling
v) The number of people with low 2:1 enrolling

Yours faithfully,

Mr Fred Hemingway

Jenny Foggin,


I shall be away from the University until Monday 7 January. If your email concerns a Freedom of Information request or is otherwise urgent, please contact Tracey Crombie on 0113 3434078 or [email address] for advice. Please note that the University will be closed from 5pm on 21 December 2018 until 9am on Wednesday 2 January.

Tracey Crombie,

Please note the University is closed for the Christmas break, re-opening on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Tracey Crombie,

Dear Mr Hemingway

I can confirm receipt of the request below, dated 23 December 2018. 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.  As such, you should expect to hear from the University in response by 23 January 2019, if, in the meantime, you have any queries about the request, please don’t hesitate to contact Jenny Foggin ([email address]).   

Kind regards

Tracey Crombie
PA to the Legal Adviser
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
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Fax:  0113 343 3925

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Tracey Crombie,

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Dear Mr Hemingway

Further to your Freedom of Information request, please see the attached. Unfortunately, we have not retained the data from 2016.

If you have any questions about this email, however, please don't hesitate to contact me.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to or email directly Mr D Wardle, Deputy Secretary, The University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT ([email address]). You should do so within 40 working days of receiving the University’s response to your request. Further information about how the University manages Freedom of Information requests and about our complaints procedure is also available on our website (www.leeds.ac.uk).

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.  Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the review/complaints procedure provided by the University.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:  Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Best wishes,

Tracey Crombie
PA to the Legal Adviser
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
Tel:  0113 343 4078 (NB 8am-4pm)
Fax:  0113 343 3925

This communication is intended solely for the addressee, is strictly confidential and may also be legally privileged.  If you are not the addressee please do not read, print, re-transmit, store or act in reliance on it or any attachments.  Instead, please contact Tracey Crombie on the above telephone number.

Any liability (in negligence or otherwise) arising from any third party acting, or refraining from acting, on any information contained in this email is excluded.

It is the responsibility of the receiver of this email to ensure that any onward transmission or use of this email (including attachments) will not adversely affect their systems or data contained on their systems.  Receivers are advised to carry out virus checks.  The University of Leeds accepts no responsibility with regard to the communication or other use of this email.

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