Experimental statistics

Student transfers: Experimental statistics on students changing course from 2012-13 to 2018-19

This report:

  • updates the numbers and proportions of students who transfer, both within the same provider and to a different provider, from 2012-13 to 2018-19
  • examines the number of students who change to a different course and were not reported to have carried credit from the previous study with them
  • examines the proportions of student transfers by certain characteristics.
OfS 2021.58
30 November 2021

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This is an experimental official statistic which falls under the official statistics’ Code of Practice. We are actively seeking feedback for this analysis. Please email comments to [email protected].


Below is our report, published in December 2020, which introduced the method for identifying student transfers and presented results for student entrants from 2012-13 to 2017-18.

Published 08 December 2020
Last updated 30 November 2021
30 November 2021
Release of experimental statistics, updating the previous report with data for students in 2018-19

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