Use of contextual offer grades in law admissions - 2015 to 2019

The request was successful.

John Dimitroulopoulos

Dear Swansea University,

Please provide the following data in relation to all of your undergraduate law courses (i.e. any course with course code M1**) for the following admissions cycles:

2015/16
2016/17
2017/18
2018/19

1. Whether the university currently operates a ‘contextual offers’ policy where law applicants from disadvantaged backgrounds are, subject to meeting certain criteria, eligible to be made a lower grade offer than applicants who do not meet such criteria;

2. If such a policy is in place, the A-level or IB grades that typically make up this lower ‘contextual offer’ (for example, AAA instead of A*AA);

3. The number of ‘contextual offers’ made to applicants to all law-related courses throughout these four admissions cycles (for example, 4 in 2015/16, 2 in 2016/17, etc).

Yours faithfully,

John Dimitroulopoulos

Hughes L.E., Swansea University

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Dear John

 

I write to advise that I am in receipt of your request dated 23/07/2019,
for information relating to contextual offer grades.

 

This email confirms that your request has now been passed to the
University Compliance Officer who will review the contents of your request
and establish if a) your request is valid under the FOI Act and b) if any
further clarification is required from you to allow us to progress
further.

 

Should you wish to contact us regarding your request, please quote
reference number 346/18-19 on any correspondence. 

 

Kind Regards

 

 

Lisa Hughes

 

Cynorthwyydd Cydymffurfiaeth y Brifysgol | University Compliance Assistant

Swyddfa’r Is-Ganghellor | Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Adeilad yr Abaty | Abbey Building

Prifysgol Abertawe| Swansea University

Parc Singleton| Singleton Park

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Dear John

 

Your request has been considered under the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and our response is attached.

 

I trust this information is of assistance to you but please contact me if
you have any questions in relation to this response.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the University’s determination of your
application you may in the first instance request an internal review by
contacting Mrs Bev Buckley (University Compliance Officer FOI/DP)
[1][email address]               

 

Please click on the link below for further information in relation to the
Freedom of Information Appeals process.

 

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Kind Regards

 

 

Lisa Hughes

 

Cynorthwyydd Cydymffurfiaeth y Brifysgol | University Compliance Assistant

Swyddfa’r Is-Ganghellor | Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Adeilad yr Abaty | Abbey Building

Prifysgol Abertawe| Swansea University

Parc Singleton| Singleton Park

SA2 8PP

 

Ffon/Tel: 01792 513749

e-bost/Email: [3][email address]

 

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Rhowch wybod i ni os hoffech dderbyn eich gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg. Rydym yn
croesawu gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg neu yn Saesneg. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg
yn arwain at oedi. | Let us know if you would like to receive
correspondence in Welsh. We welcome correspondence in Welsh or English.
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