Postgraduate statistics

Taza made this Government Information (Public Access) request to University of Sydney

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was refused by University of Sydney.

Dear University of Sydney,

1. For the 2016 and 2017 academic years – please detail a list of
postgraduate degrees (degree title/award) that are being run by your institution.

2. Please detail the number of applicants to each course listed in
part one, the number of offers made per course and the number of
students who ended up enrolling on each course.

Yours faithfully,


Tim Robinson, University of Sydney

I will be away from the University today,Monday 11 September 2017 and will
not be accessing email. 

 In my absence please contact:

 ·        For matters related to ARMS - May Robertson
([email address], 9351 2037)

·        For privacy and GIPA matters - Deborah Gibson
([email address], 9351 7262)

·        For the University Archives - [email address],
9351 2684





Tim Robinson, University of Sydney

Dear Taza,

Thank you for your message, however your request does not meet the requirements of the NSW Government Information (Public Access) Act for an application to access information. Please note the NSW GIPA Act is not the same as the Commonwealth Freedom of Information Act, in particular there is an application fee of $30 required to be paid. Details of making payments by EFT may be found here: Please let me know when you have made the payment and your application will be formally acknowledged and processing will then commence.

The following may be of assistance to you:

1. In relation to the University's postgraduate courses there is extensive information available on our website at:

2. The Commonwealth Department of Education and Training publishes extensive higher education statistics, for example:

3. And in addition specific requests can be made to them, see:



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Lorry McIntire left an annotation ()

This is wrongly categorised.
It has not been refused.
The agency's response clearly points out that it is not a valid application and explains how to make it valid (ie pay the fee).
The agency also provides helpful advice to the applicant about how the information may be obtained without using the formal FOI process.