Tier 4 refusal rates

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please could you provide me with the information held on Tier 4 visa refusal rates for students/applicants seeking to enter the University in the three most recent academic years available. If available, I would additionally like information broken down by level of study (i.e. UG/PGT/PGR).

Kind regards,

Adam Marchant

IMPS, University of Reading

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IMPS, University of Reading

Dear Mr Marchant,
 
We have completed the compilation of information in response to your
request.
 
We can confirm that we do hold the information specified in your request.
Our responses are given below each limb of your request.
 
Please could you provide me with the information held on Tier 4 visa
refusal rates for students/applicants seeking to enter the University in
the three most recent academic years available? If available, I would
additionally like information broken down by level of study (i.e.
UG/PGT/PGR).
 
Below is the University’s visa refusal rate for the last three years.
Please note we do not hold the data by academic years, but this is on the
Basic Compliance Assessment (BCA) cycle run by UKVI, so academic years may
overlap. We do not hold the data broken down by study level (UG/PGT/PGR).
 
BCA Results     / Refusal rate
 
Nov 2017 / 0.78
Nov 2016 / 2.26
Nov 2015 / 1.83
 
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Yours sincerely
 
 
Rebecca Daniells
IMPS Officer
 
Information Management & Policy Services (IMPS), University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH
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