Doctoral Qualifications Awarded for Maori & Pasifika Students across all Faculties

Sean Richards made this Official Information request to University of Auckland

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From: Sean Richards

Kia ora koutou,

Further to my earlier request under the OIA [1], I am making another request under the OIA for a broader set of information. Please do let me know if you have any questions or concerns about this request.

Please provide the following information under the Official Information Act the number of students who self-identified with the University as belonging to the following ethnic groups, broken down by ethnic group, who were awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the following Faculties / LSRIs between 2001 and 2021.

If it is possible to without having to invoke s 18(f) of the OIA, please also break this down per subject area of the doctorate, in the same way as my original request.

Please also provide the total number of PhD students who graduated per year per Faculty / LSRI for the same time period.

The ethnic groups I would like this data for are:
- Māori
- Sāmoan
- Fijian
- Tongan
- Cook Islander
- Niuean
- Tokelauan
- Other Pacific Islander

The Faculties / LSRIs I would like this information for:

- Faculty of Arts
- Business School
- Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries
- Faculty of Education and Social Work
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
- Liggins Institute
- Auckland Bioengineering Institute

I have not included the Faculty of Science as that information was already released to me.

Again, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns about this request.

Ngā mihi nui,
Sean Richards


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