26th January 2001

 

ANOTHER BIG RISE IN APPLICATIONS TO ULH

The number of students applying to study at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside has gone up yet again.

This year’s total was 11.4% up on the same period last year – another healthy rise which puts ULH sixth among UK universities for increasing applications in 2001.

By 15th December 2000 (the deadline for applications) UCAS had received 9,334 applications from students wishing to enrol at the university. That compares with a total of 8,380 in the previous year.

ULH has now enjoyed a rise in applications for three successive years. Last year applications were up 6.6% and the year before that the rise was 13%.

The total number of applications for places at UK universities in September 2001 is up by more than 2,000 on the same time last year, according to UCAS.

This year 322,621 people applied for courses starting in autumn 2001 - up by 2,171 (0.7%) on the previous year.

“Once again this university has proved a popular option for students hoping to go on to higher education,” commented ULH spokesman Jez Ashberry.

 

“Excellent teaching, superb facilities and innovative use of technology for teaching and learning make ULH one of the most sought after choices for would-be degree students.”

 

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UCAS is the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.

 

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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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