Dáil Éireann - Volume 412 - 05 November, 1991

Written Answers. - College Student Figures.

159. Mrs. T. Ahearn asked the Minister for Education the number of full-time students in all third level education colleges other than higher education authority colleges in (1) October 1990 and (2) October 1991; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Education (Mrs. O'Rourke): The following table gives the information requested by the Deputy.

Full-time Students

October 1990

October 1991

Vocational Education Committee Third Level Colleges

26,285

28,480

Colleges of Home Economics

238

226

Colleges of Education for Primary Teachers

804

813

160. Mrs. T. Ahearn asked the Minister for Education the number of (1) full-time and (2) part-time students in each of the Higher Education Authority colleges in (a) October 1990 and (b) October 1991; if she will outline the number of male and female students in each case; and if she will make a statement on the matter.

Minister for Education (Mrs. O'Rourke): The figures in relation to October 1990 as requested by the Deputy are shown on the following table. The relevant figures for October 1991 are not yet available but will be forwarded to the Deputy as soon as they have been compiled.

[159] [160] Full-Time Students 1990-91.

UCD

UCC

UCG

TCD

SPM

DCU

UL

NCAD

TCE

RCSI

Total

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

5,268

5,328

3,101

3,590

2,215

2,551

3,418

3,569

966

1,228

1,304

1,192

2,229

1,259

221

415

250

141

550

343

19,522

19,616

Part-Time Students 1990-91.

UCD

UCC

UCG

TCD

SPM

DCU

UL

NCAD

TCE

RCSI

Total

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

Male

Female

936

896

244

196

269

269

991

622

152

212

512

182

389

302

3

4

75

26

3,571

2,709