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Durham University Graduate School Douglas Halliday Dean of the Graduate School
The Graduate School Postgraduate Numbers – 2007/08 figures 1400 Research Postgraduate Students (+ continuation) 2631 Taught Postgraduate Students 2336 Full time students 58% 53% 68% 1695 Part time students 42% 57% 32% 2469 Home students 61% 61% 68% 1562 Overseas students 39% 39% 32% Total Total PGT PGR
Postgraduate Student Demographics Research Students Taught Students Academic year 2007/2008
Increasing UK Student Numbers From 96/97 to 06/07 UG 30% increase PG 43% increase From 00 to 04/05 PGR 28% increase PGT 69% increase PG Totals PGT 80% PGR 20%
Durham University Purpose Purpose Creating the future through internationally recognised research, scholarship and learning within a distinctive collegiate environment.
Durham University Values – A University We are committed to remaining a research-led institution, valuing knowledge and learning for their own sake as well as for the cultural, social and economic benefits they offer; We are committed to the communication of knowledge and learning, through an environment in which leading academic staff teach and engage in dissemination of knowledge to a broader community; We believe in creating an environment in which academic excellence can be combined with opportunities for personal development, so enabling individuals to create their own futures; We are committed to remaining at the heart of and contributing to improvements in the quality of life of the people in the North East of England; We seek to recruit and develop staff and students of the highest quality, recognizing that people are our primary resource; We respect the academic freedom of all staff and students that they might confidently engage in leading-edge and innovative knowledge creation and debate; We are committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity for all staff and students; We will ensure that our activities are carried out ethically and to the highest standards.