February 20, 1998

In the THES survey of vice-chancellors' pay (February 6) the amount of Pounds 83,000 shown under the entry for Queen Margaret College includes both Joan Stringer's remuneration from her appointment in November 4 1996 and that of her predecessor, Donald Leach.

In the THES table showing percentage change in applications to individual universities last year (February 13) the -12 per cent figure quoted for Liverpool John Moores University should be -6.7 per cent.

In 1997, the university processed all applications for the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, which now processes its own applications.


The Higher Education Statistics Agency's findings for 1995/96 reveal that:

Of a total of 5,075 first-degree UK-based graduates who went abroad to study: * 404 were engineering and technology graduates

* 1,138 were language graduates

* 502 were business and administrative studies graduates

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