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What proportion of students come from state schools?
How many Engineering graduates were there last year?
How many Chinese students study in the UK?
What proportion of graduates start their own companies?
What proportion of professors are women?

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The answers...

88.9% of young full-time first degree entrants in 2011/12 were from state schools (source)
50,680 HE qualifications were awarded in Engineering and technology in 2011/12 (source)
78,715 Chinese domicile students studied in the UK in 2011/12 (source)
0.5% of full-time first degree survey respondents were starting up their own business six months after graduation (source)
20.5% of professors in 2011/12 were women (source)