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Simon Kemp - Press Officer

Welcome to HESA's Press Office

We aim to provide a swift responsive service to enquiries from members of the media regarding statistics on higher education in the UK. Our Press Officer is Simon Kemp.

Our data and analysis pages contain much of the free data and analysis we produce. Should you require something more detailed or are unable to find what you need please contact us.

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International students

Students by domicile and level of study 2015/16
Domicile Postgraduate Undergraduate Total
UK 332,755 1,509,560 1,842,315
Other EU 45,340 82,100 127,440
Non-EU 154,390 156,180 310,575
Not known 490 15 505
Total 532,975 1,747,855 2,280,830

Further breakdowns by domicile can be found in the Statistical First Release

First release of graduate destinations data for the academic year 2015/16

Out of a total of 240,725 full-time first degree graduates from 2015/16 whose destinations were known:

  • 73% were in employment (including those in both work and further study),
  • 17% were in further study only and
  • 5% were unemployed.
  • Of those employed, 71% were in professional employment.

Degree classification

See Qualifications

Other useful data tables

For earlier years' data use the filter/search function at

EU statistics

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