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Overseas Students: EU Nationals

Question for Department for Education

UIN 42270, tabled on 8 July 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many students from other EU countries are registered to attend UK universities in the academic year 2016-17.

Answered on

26 July 2016

Interim data on the number of EU domiciled applicants accepted to study full-time undergraduate courses in the 2016/17 academic year will be published by UCAS on 29th September. The UCAS timetable of statistical releases can be found at the following link: https://www.ucas.com/corporate/data-and-analysis/ucas-undergraduate-releases/ucas-undergraduate-timetable-data-and

As at 26th May, 49,600 EU domiciled individuals (excluding UK) had applied to attend UK higher education institutions for the 2016-17 academic year. This does not include those studying at postgraduate level or on a part-time basis.

Information on enrolments in all modes and levels of study will be included in the 2016/17 Higher Education Statistics Agency’s (HESA) Student Record, which will be available from January 2018.