Student Visa Statistics

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Dear Home Office,

Could you please provide the following data on Student Visas based on the data underlying the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies dataset (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...

1) For each quarter since Q1 2010, similar to the data in CAS_D02, the number of applications for visas and extensions of stay for study using sponsor acceptances, by year, quarter, institution type (i.e. Russell Group Universities vs Non-Russell Group Universities), geographic region, nationality and (if available) the expected length of stay in years for the institution type group Higher Education Institution

2) Could you please provide the number of visas and extensions to stay for the 30 sponsoring institutions in each of the institution types Russell Group Universities and Non-Russell Group Universities which over the period Q1 2018 to present have sponsored the largest number of visa applications in the Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies dataset from:

A) Each of the following five nationalities: China, India, Nigeria, United States, Malaysia, Pakistan
B) Within the following three regions: Middle East, EU14, Europe Other

Could you please break down these data by quarter for the period Q1 2018.

Yours faithfully,

B Treloar

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Dear B Treloar,

Thank you for contacting the Home Office with your request.

This has been assigned to a caseworker (case ref 76512). The business area dealing with your request will aim to send you a full response by 23/06/2023 which is twenty working days from the date we received your request.

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Dear Ms McKenzie, Home Office FOI team,

I am writing request an update on the status of this request (case ref 76512). This request has now been delayed for more than 20 working days, which per your initial acknowledgement was 23/06/2023 (three working days ago). Could you please let me know the reason for the delay here as well as when you expect to provide this data by.

Yours sincerely,

B Treloar

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Dear Sir or Madam

 

Please find attached a letter in response to your FOI request of 25 May
and chaser email of 29 June.  

 

Yours faithfully

 

 

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Dear B Treloar

 

FOI 76512

 

Please find attached a letter in response to your FOI request of 25 May
2023.

 

Under FOI guidance this case is now deemed as closed. Should you wish to
clarify your enquiries please dispatch them directly to ‘FOI Requests’.

 

They will provide you with a new reference number and projected target
date for release.

 

Yours sincerely

 

CCT FOI

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