Sophie Lees made this Freedom of Information request to Cardiff University
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Dear Cardiff University,
I would like to request the statistics for the number of people who apply for a place to study undergraduate physiotherapy and the number of people who then get an interview and then are offered a place to study physiotherapy.
Dear Sophie Lees
We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 15 July 2021. This will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and has been allocated reference FOI21-287. This reference should be quoted in all correspondence.
In order for us to process your request we need to understand more clearly the information you are seeking and we should be grateful if you could clarify the following:
In order to provide this information, I'd be grateful if you could clarify the date range of information you require?
Please be aware that the legal response time of 20 working days for responding to your request will not begin until we receive this clarification from you.
I would like the information from 2017 to 2020
Dear Sophie Lees,
I acknowledge receipt of your email received by this office on 16 July 2021
Your request will now be dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and has been allocated reference FOI21-287 which should be quoted in all correspondence. We will respond to your request within 20 working days starting the next working day after receipt, therefore you can expect to receive a response no later than 16 August 2021.
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Dear Sophie Lees
I am writing in response to your Freedom of Information request dated 16
For ease of reference, I have reproduced your question(s) below and set
out our corresponding response(s).
I would like to request the statistics for the number of people who apply
for a place to study undergraduate physiotherapy and the number of people
who then get an interview and then are offered a place to study
physiotherapy from 2017-2020.
Please see table below (please note, we do not hold the data for total
number of applicants interviewed for the BSc Physiotherapy 2017/18 intake)
BSc Physiotherapy Applications Number of Applicants Number of
Intake received Interviewed Offers Made
2017/18 879 Data unavailable 272
2018/19 847 397 328
2019/20 713 392 337
2020/21 811 448 364
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