Circular 7/73 'Development of Higher Education in the Non-University Sector'

Scope and Content

Issued by the Department of Education and Science on 26 March 1973 setting out criteria and processes relating to the ways in which higher education institutions in the non-university sector can respond to Sections 16-18 in the Government White Paper Education: A Framework for Expansion (1972) which set out the Government's plans for the expansion of higher education in the non-university sector from 204,000 students in 1971/72 to 335,000 students in 1981.