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Sections 15 and 16.

SCHEDULE 3E+W Calculation of Enrolment Numbers

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I1Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

Enrolment numbersE+W

1(1)The enrolment number for any institution at any time is the aggregate of—E+W

(a)the number of full-time students enrolled at that institution at that time to follow courses of further or higher education, and

(b)the numbers arrived at under sub-paragraph (3) below for each mode of attendance at such courses specified in the first three entries in column 1 of the table in paragraph 2 below.

(2)The total enrolment number for any institution at any time is the aggregate of—

(a)the number of full-time students enrolled at that institution at that time to follow courses of further or higher education, and

(b)the numbers arrived at under sub-paragraph (3) below for each mode of attendance at such courses specified in column 1 of the table in paragraph 2 below.

(3)The number for any mode of attendance at a course is that arrived at by multiplying by the appropriate multiplier the number of students enrolled at the institution at the time in question to follow the course by that mode of attendance.

(4)In sub-paragraph (3) above “the appropriate multiplier” means, in relation to a mode of attendance, the figure given in relation to that mode of attendance in column 2 of the table.

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I2Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

Table for calculating enrolment numbers for sandwich courses, etc.E+W

2The following table applies for the purpose of determining the numbers mentioned in paragraph 1(1)(b) and (2)(b) above—E+W

(1)Mode of attendance(2)Multiplier
1. Sandwich course0.7
2. Block release1.0
3. Day release0.3
4. Part-time (other than day release but including some day-time study)0.2
5. Part-time (evening only study)0.1
6. Open or distance learning0.075
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I3Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

Interpretation of paragraphs 1 and 2E+W

3(1)For the purposes of paragraph 1(1)(a) and (2)(a) above a student is a full-time student in relation to a course of any description if all his studies for the purposes of that course are full-time studies.E+W

(2)For the purposes of paragraph 2 above—

(a)a student’s mode of attendance at a course of any description is by way of a sandwich course if—

(i)in following that course, he engages in periods of full-time study for the purposes of the course alternating with periods of full-time work experience which form part of that course, and

(ii)his average period of full-time study for the purposes of the course for each academic year included in the course is nineteen weeks or more,

(b)a student’s mode of attendance at a course of any description is by way of block release if—

(i)the course involves a period of full-time study interrupted by a period of industrial training or employment (whether or not it also includes study on one or two days a week during any other period), and

(ii)his average period of full-time study for the purposes of the course for each academic year included in the course is less than nineteen weeks,

(c)a student’s mode of attendance at a course of any description is by way of day release if—

(i)he is in employment, and

(ii)he is released by his employer to follow that course during any part of the working week, and

(d)a student’s mode of attendance at a course of any description is by way of open or distance learning if—

(i)he is provided for the purposes of the course with learning material for private study, and

(ii)his written work for the purposes of the course is subject to a marking and comment service provided for students following the course by private study (whether or not any additional advisory or teaching services are also provided for such students as part of the course).

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Commencement Information

I4Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

Amendment of paragraphs 1 to 3E+W

4The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraphs 1 to 3 above except so far as they apply for calculating an institution’s enrolment number, or total enrolment number, on 1st November 1990.E+W

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I5Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

Exclusion of non-EEC studentsE+W

5For the purpose of calculating under those paragraphs any enrolment number at any time of any institution, any student enrolled at the institution whose ordinary place of residence then was or is in a country or territory other than a member State shall be disregarded.E+W

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Commencement Information

I6Sch. 3 wholly in force at 6.5.1992 see s. 94(3) and S.I. 1992/831, art. 2, Sch. 1

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