I agree, plus Bernard should be going direct to HESA/UCAS to get the numeric data. By asking institutions to supply the numbers he may save a few ús but he will get data that is not comparable as it will relate to different years and different definitions of student populations. (We have pointed this out to him)
Management Information Officer
University of Surrey
From: Academic, financial or space planning in UK universities [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Susan Rothwellsmith
Sent: 16 July 2007 15:27
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Subject: Re: FW: Note from new university guide (Bernard Kingston)
Above and beyond the rather short timescale, the topics requiring a response seem distinctly vague.
Items suchs as Entry Standards and Research Standards mean very little given the diverse portfolio of most institutions: the entry scores for Medicine are hardly applicable to a Fine Art cohort but then our medics aren't required to be able to draw.
Overall, the request seems rather ill thought out and cobbled together following the loss of the TImes contract.
Susan Rothwell Smith
University of Dundee
>>> GALBRAITH James <[log in to unmask]> 11/07/2007 12:42 >>>
We have just received the attached message via UUK, I assume many of you have also received it. We're wondering, given the time of year (leave etc), how many universities are going to be able to meet a 20th/23rd July deadline for this request? Straw poll?
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The University of Edinburgh
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