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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Successful applications for Further Education Welsh Government Learning Grants by mode of study, residual income, academic year and measure

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[Collapse]Mode of StudyFull-time, part-time or unknown[Filtered]
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Academic yearData collected as at end of July following the academic year unless otherwise stated. [Filter]
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[Collapse]Income BandResidual income is calculated by taking the gross income (before tax and National Insurance) and deducting certain allowances. [Filter]
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[Collapse]2022/23As at 31 July 2023[Collapse]2021/22As at 31 July 2022[Collapse]2020/21As at 31 July 2021[Collapse]2019/20As at 31 July 2020[Collapse]2018/19As at 31 July 2019[Collapse]2017/18As at 31 July 2018[Expand]Click here to sort2016/17As at 31 July 2017[Expand]Click here to sort2015/16As at 31 July 2016[Expand]Click here to sort2014/15As at 31 July 2015[Expand]Click here to sort2013/14As at 31 July 2014[Expand]Click here to sort2012/13As at 31 July 2013[Expand]Click here to sort2011/12As at 31 July 2012[Expand]Click here to sort2010/11As at 31 July 2011[Expand]Click here to sort2009/10As at 31 July 2010[Expand]Click here to sort2008/09As at 31 July 2009[Expand]Click here to sort2007/08As at 27 July 2008[Expand]Click here to sort2006/07As at 30 September 2007. From 2006/07 the age eligibility for FE students was raised from students aged 18 and over to 19 and over at the start of the academic year due to the extension of Education Maintenance Allowances (EMA) to include 18 year olds.  As a result, figures on applications and awards for students will be lower for 2006/07 than in prior years.[Expand]Click here to sort2005/06As at 28 July 2006[Expand]Click here to sort2004/05As at 29 July 2005[Expand]Click here to sort2003/04As at 30 July 2004[Expand]Click here to sort2002/03As at 31 July 2003
Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.Click here to sortNumberData are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.  Includes successful applications where no payment was made.Click here to sortValue (£000s)The sum paid on successful applications is shown in thousand pounds.
[Collapse]Total3,0153,3253,3053,6433,7254,2254,4354,8974,7855,1265,1455,551
TotalLower income bandHousehold residual income thresholds for which applicants are eligible for an ALG of £1500 in the case of those studying a full-time course and £750 in the case of a part-time course. Thresholds for each academic year are as follows:<br />2011/12+  £0 - £6,120<br />2010/11  £0 - £5,895<br />2009/10  £0 - £5,895     <br />2008/09  £0 - £5,745<br />2007/08  £0 - £5,605<br />2006/07  £0 - £5,4752,3752,9842,4703,1772,7303,6443,2904,2343,7704,5994,0104,956
Mid income bandHousehold residual income thresholds for which applicants are eligible for an ALG of £750 in the case of those studying a full-time course and £450 in the case of a part-time course. Thresholds for each academic year are as follows:<br />2011/12+  £6,121 - £12,235<br />2010/11  £5,896 - £11,790<br />2009/10  £5,896 - £11,790     <br />2008/09  £5,746 - £11,490<br />2007/08  £5,606 - £11,210<br />2006/07  £5,476 - £10,945410254580367685460780523650394715438
Upper income bandHousehold residual income thresholds for which applicants are eligible for an ALG of £450 in the case of those studying a full-time course and £300 in the case of a part-time course. Thresholds for each academic year are as follows:<br />2011/12+  £12,236 - £18,370<br />2010/11  £11,791 - £17,700<br />2009/10  £11,791 - £17,700<br />2008/09  £11,491 - £17,250<br />2007/08  £11,211 - £16,830                                                                             2006/07  £10,946 - £16,43523086255100315121360140360133420156

Metadata

General description

Source: Student Loans Company
Contact: HigherEducationAndStudentFinance.Stats@gov.wales

These data provide information on the number of Welsh Government Learning Grants (WGLGs) awarded to further education students in Wales. These were previously called Assembly Learning Grants (ALGs) prior to 2014/15


Data collection and calculation

Prior to the academic year 2006/07 data on applications for ALG by Welsh domiciled students at FE was collected from Local Authorities. From 2006/07 all data on students at Further Education institutions have been obtained from the Student Loans Company (SLC). For 2002/03 and 2003/04, for some LEAs, data from the March return may have been used; notes are given in these cases.

Frequency of publication

Annual

Data reference periods

2022/23 figures are based on applications up to 31 July 2023.

Users, uses and context

ALGs were introduced by the Welsh Assembly Government from the academic year 2002/03 to provide extra money for students who might otherwise experience financial difficulty when undertaking post compulsory or higher education undergraduate courses. The grant was available to full and part-time undergraduate students who started their courses in 2002/03 who were domiciled in Wales and studying at a publicly-funded college in the UK. For part-time students their course had to amount to at least 30 credits to be eligible.

The 2002/03 scheme only included students studying at Further Education Institutions or Higher Education Institutions. From 2003/04 the scheme was extended to include students at all learning centres (e.g. schools) providing ELWa or LEA facilitated courses.

From 2006/07 responsibility for the administration of applications of ALGs for students at Further education Institutions was transferred from LAs to the SLC.

Rounding applied

Most data are rounded to the nearest five. Due to rounding the sums of rows or columns may not add to the total figure given.

Title

Successful applications for Welsh Government Learning Grants by Welsh domiciled students in Further Education (residual income, mode of study, academic year, measure)

Last update

30 January 2024 30 January 2024

Next update

November 2024

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Contact email

HigherEducationAndStudentFinance.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

Keywords

WGLG; Welsh Government Learning Grant; ALG; Assembly Learning Grant; Further Education; FE; Post-16 Education; Student Support

Statistical quality

National Statistics are produced to high professional standards set out in the National Statistics Code of Practice. They undergo regular quality assurance reviews to ensure that they meet customer needs. They are produced free from any political interference. This section provides a summary of information on this output against five dimensions of quality: Relevance, Accuracy, Timeliness and Punctuality, Accessibility and Clarity, and Comparability.