Our key statistics

We had a total of 9,714 UK-based higher education students in 2018–19, of which:

  • 71% were studying full-time / 29% were studying part-time
  • 76% were undergraduate / 24% were postgraduate
  • 64% were from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) background
  • 69% were mature students (34% were aged 30 or older)
  • 14% had a known disability
  • 142 distinct nationalities were represented
  • 96% were from at least one underrepresented group
  • 70% were from the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) quintiles 1 and 2

The University's full Transparency Return report, produced in collaboration with the Office for Students, is available online.

Key statistics below summarised visually