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[Collapse]Total (Welsh HEIs, FEIs and the OU).........40,740
Total (Welsh HEIs, FEIs and the OU)[Collapse]All Welsh HEIs, and the OU36,24535,64539,01042,93544,95543,27542,80041,40040,56040,370
All Welsh HEIs, and the OU[Collapse]All Welsh HEIs (Excludes FEIs and the OU)35,18534,64537,90041,93543,91542,30041,94040,63039,89039,675
All Welsh HEIs (Excludes FEIs and the OU)University of Wales, Newport2,7752,5752,6352,7502,9302,955....
Glyndwr University1,4701,5401,9552,1402,6402,3602,7052,3551,9051,690
Cardiff Metropolitan University4,6604,8405,9856,8406,4606,1454,7804,6054,9504,015
University of Glamorgan5,5105,4855,7206,2906,7006,470....
University of South Wales......9,1808,7258,6958,420
Swansea Metropolitan1,6301,7351,8052,0001,945.....
Trinity College, Carmarthen690575570.......
University of Wales, Trinity Saint David7107401,0101,8402,4654,1054,1303,9653,5553,720
Aberystwyth University2,7302,6552,4952,8153,1353,0453,6053,2902,7202,460
Bangor University2,8202,7503,2203,8053,9853,9004,0953,6853,6903,680
Cardiff University8,5458,1208,6059,2358,8458,7158,8009,7609,5809,995
Swansea University3,6503,6253,9004,2204,8054,6054,6454,2404,7955,695
[Expand]The Open University1,0551,0001,1101,0001,035975860775670700
[Collapse]HE enrolments at Welsh Further Education Institutions.........370
HE enrolments at Welsh Further Education Institutions[Expand]Grwp Llandrillo Menai.........325
[Expand]NPTC Group.........45

Metadata

Title
Qualifications obtained in Wales by institution and year

Last update
January 2018 January 2018

Next update
January 2019

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Higher education student record, Higher Education Statistics Agency

Contact email
post16ed.stats@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
Last update: January 2018
Next update: January 2019


Data collection and calculation
Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record.
Contact: post16ed.stats@gov.wales

Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
The data included are taken primarily from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) Student Record and based on the HESA standard registration population, which includes student enrolments throughout the year.

Rounding applied
The presentation of figures in this table follows the principals of the HESA rounding strategy. The strategy is intended to prevent the disclosure of personal information about any individual. This strategy involves rounding all numbers to the nearest 5. A summary of this strategy is as follows:
• 0, 1, 2 are rounded to 0 and represented as '*'.
• All other numbers are rounded to the nearest 5

Statistical quality
Enrolments on HE courses at Welsh FEIs funded by HEFCW are reported here from 2016/17 onwards. Previously they were reported through the Lifelong Learning Record for Wales (LLWR)

Between 2008/09 and 2012/13 counted by the number of students at the Open University funded by the Higher Education Funding Council. Otherwise they are counted as Welsh domiciled students studying at the Open University

From 2010/11, Further Education (FE) students who were enrolled at Merthyr Tydfil College, Glamorgan were reported to HESA rather than solely to the Lifelong Learning Wales Record (LLWR). In 2009/10 only 950 FE enrolments were registered at Merthyr Tydfil College (as part of Glamorgan University), whilst in 2011/12 the number of FE enrolments was 8,580. The new protocol affecting 2012/13 data meant that the number of these enrolments fell again to 1,850 in 2012/13.

University of Wales Institute, Cardiff changed its name to Cardiff Metropolitan University in late 2011.

In 2009/10, the University of Glamorgan changed its reporting practices for a number of their full-time postgraduate taught students that were active over two reporting years. These students were previously returned as active in their first year but dormant in their second year. For 2009/10 these students are now returned as active in both academic years, in line with HESA reporting requirements. This contributed to Glamorgan reporting an increase of 670 enrolments (around 58 per cent) to its full-time postgraduate taught courses and a subsequent rise in the number of full-time postgraduate enrolments at Welsh HEIs.

In 2008/09, Lampeter University showed a drop of 2,195 part-time other undergraduate enrolments, representing a 39 per cent decrease on 2007/08. This was, in part, due to those students being re-coded as dormant which automatically excluded them from enrolment data.

During 2009/10, Bangor University took part in a trial with an external partner in relation to a large set of their Welsh for Adults data (Further Education enrolments normally included on the HESA record). Due to the nature of the trial, some data was not available before the HESA submission deadline, this resulted in an undercount for that year. In 2011/12 Bangor University recorded a 112 per cent increase in FE enrolments since 2009/10; currently there is no reason to suggest that this is due to anything other than full reporting and increased provision.


Keywords
Higher Education