Student Data 2014

In this section you will find equality monitoring information about University of Leeds students presented by:

  • admissions data
  • degree classification data
  • registered student data

How will the information be used?

The data will be used in a variety of ways in informing decision making including monitoring progress of the University’s Equality and Inclusion Framework 

Admissions

The following comparative student data provides information by protected characteristics on the university’s admissions processes by:

  • the number of students who applied for an undergraduate / postgraduate course,
  • the number of students who were offered a place,
  • the number of students who accepted a place to study at Leeds.

Download a copy of the University of Leeds Student Admissions

Registration

Please note:

  • all information is for the academic period 2013 – 14
  • the %  figure is calculated from the total known characteristics (i.e. unknown student data has been excluded)
  • the data has been separated for home/EU students
  • a total of 29,981 undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate students registered during this academic period

Age

Home / EU student data

  • the total % of students aged 21 and over registering for an undergraduate course was 12.4%

Overseas student data

  • the total % of  overseas students aged 21 and over registering for an undergraduate course was 30.5%

Download a copy of the age report

Disability

Home/EU student data

  • 9.2 % of students registering for an undergraduate course declared a disability
  • 6.9 % of students registering for a taught postgraduate course declared a disability
  • 8.9 % of students registering for a research postgraduate course declared a disability
  • the highest disclosed disability amongst all undergraduate, taught and research post graduate registered students was a specific learning difficulty, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or AD(H)D, at 4.4% of the total student population

Overseas student data

  • 1.4 % of students registering for an undergraduate, taught and research postgraduate course declared a disability

Download a copy of the disability report

Ethnicity

Home/EU student data

  • the total % of known Black or Minority Ethnic (BME) students registering for an undergraduate course was 14.2%
  • Of the total BME students registering for an undergraduate course, the largest known ethnic groups were British Asian/Indian (2.7%) and British Asian/Pakistani (2.7%)
  • the total % of BME students registering for a taught post graduate course was 15.8%
  • Of the total BME students registering for a taught postgraduate course, the largest known ethnic group were British Asian/Indian (4.3%) and British Asian/Pakistani (2.8%)
  • the total % of known BME students registering for a research postgraduate was 12.6%
  • Of the total BME students registering for a research postgraduate course, the largest known ethnic group was British Asian/Indian (2.6%)

Overseas student data

  • Of the total overseas students registering for an undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate course, students from China form the largest known ethnic group, at 36.1%.

Download a copy of the ethnicity report

Gender

Home/EU student data

  • 60.8% of registered undergraduate students were female were female
  • 61.4% of students registered for a taught postgraduate course were female
  • 46.7% of students registered for a research postgraduate course were female

Overseas student data

  • 51.8 % of students registered for an undergraduate course were female
  • 64.7% of students registered for a taught postgraduate course were female
  • 47% of students registered for a research postgraduate course were female

Download a copy of the gender report

Gender identity

Home/EU student data

  • 0.6% of students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses declared their gender was not the same as that assigned at birth

Overseas student data

  • 1.5% of students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses declared their gender was not the same as that assigned at birth

Download a copy of the gender identity report

Religion

Home/EU student data

  • 48.3% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they have no religion
  • 39.6% all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Christian faith
  • 4.7% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Muslim faith
  • 1.6% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Jewish faith
  • 1.4% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Hindu faith

Overseas student data

  • 36.2% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they have no religion
  • 25.6% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Muslim faith
  • 19.8% all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Christian faith
  • 8.3% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they belong to the Buddhist faith

Download a copy of the religion report

Sexual orientation

Home/EU student data

  • 96.4% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were heterosexual / straight
  • 1.2% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were gay men
  • 0.7% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were bisexual women
  • 0.5% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were lesbian / gay women
  • 0.3% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were bisexual men

Overseas student data

  • 93.2% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were heterosexual / straight
  • 1.9% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were bisexual women
  • 1.5% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were bisexual men
  • 0.2% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were lesbian / gay women
  • 0.4% of all students registering for undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate courses stated they were gay men

Download a copy of the Sexual Orientation report

(Please note a large proportion of monitoring data on sexual orientation remains unknown)

Degree Classification

Information on the degree classification of students completing an undergraduate course by age, disability, ethnicity and gender for the academic periods 2011/12 and 2012/13

Download a copy of the University of Leeds Degree classification information

Accessibility

If you would like more information about anything contained within the reports, or if you require the information in alternative formats (for example, braille, large print or audio), please contact the Equality Policy Unit on equality@leeds.ac.uk.