To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many university places were allocated to non-British Commonwealth citizens in each year from 2015 to 2019.
31 January 2020
Information on students at UK higher education institutions (HEIs) is collected and published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). More information is available at: https://www.hesa.ac.uk.
The number of higher education entrants to UK HEIs from Commonwealth countries has been provided in the table.
A list of countries that are currently in the Commonwealth can be found here: https://thecommonwealth.org/member-countries/all.
Entrants to all levels of higher education by domicile prior to study
UK Higher Education Institutions
Academic years 2014/15 to 2018/19
DfE analysis of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record
Numbers are rounded to the nearest 5, so components may not sum to totals
1 Domicile refers to country of student’s permanent address prior to entry
2 Commonwealth member countries as at 27 January 2020