RRAS Information for Medicine Entry

Angela Cheng made this Official Information request to University of Auckland

The request was refused by University of Auckland.

From: Angela Cheng

Dear University of Auckland,

Please provide the following information for RRAS graduate entry category applicants to the Medical (MBChB) program at UoA for 2015-2018 entry:

(1) Interview GPA cut-off for graduate RRAS applicants
(2) Lowest GPA (last two years of degree) for successful graduate RRAS applicants
(3) Highest GPA (last two years of degree) for unsuccessful graduate RRAS applicants

Yours faithfully,

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From: Rebecca Ewert
University of Auckland

Dear Ms Cheng,


I refer to your request of 29 June 2018. The only persons eligible to make
requests under the Official Information Act are (a) New Zealand citizens;
(b) permanent residents of New Zealand; (c) persons who are in New
Zealand; or (d) body corporates incorporated in New Zealand or which have
a place of business in New Zealand. Please confirm your eligibility under
section 12 of the Official Information Act to make these requests for
official information and provide evidence of that eligibility to
[1][email address].


The University has received 21 other similarly worded requests concerning
MBChB entrance statistics over the past year, including five requests so
far this month. Section 18A(2) of the Official Information Act specifies
that, for the purposes of refusing requests under section 18(f) of the
Act, organisations may treat as a single request 2 or more requests from
the same person that are about the same subject matter or about similar
subject matters and received in short succession.  To enable the
University to make a decision on your request, please:


•            advise whether your request for official information was
co-ordinated, or made in conjunction, with any other person/persons (as
defined in section 2 of the Official Information Act), and, if so,
disclose the name/names of these other person/persons

•            advise whether your request for official information was made
at the instruction, request, or on behalf of any other person/persons, and
if so, disclose the names of these other person/s.


Yours sincerely,


Rebecca Ewert

General Counsel

The University of Auckland


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