FOI request: Number of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

To whom it may concern,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my enquiry as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you would contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

I would like to find out the number of people who define their ethnicity as Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (or equivalent) who are accepted to study at the university each academic year. I would also like to discover whether these figures have changed over the past 10 years.

As such, could the following information please be made available:

a) The number of people who define their ethnicity as Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (or equivalent) who applied to study at the university each year for entry in the academic years 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019.

b) The overall number of people who applied to study at the university each year for entry in the academic years 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019. I would like these figures broken down by ethnicity.

c) The number of people who define their ethnicity as Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (or equivalent) who were accepted to study at the university each year for entry in the academic years 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019.

d) b) The overall number of people accepted to study at the university each year for entry in the academic years 2008/2009, 2009/2010, 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019. I would like these figures broken down by ethnicity.

Where possible, I would like all application/ acceptance figures to be broken down by undergraduate/ postgraduate study.

I understand that under the Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you would confirm in writing that you have received this request.

Yours faithfully,

Jasmin Gray

Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

1 Atodiad

FOI 185-18

 

Dear Basia Cummings/Jasmin Gray,

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Acknowledgement

 

I acknowledge the request for information contained in your email below
and confirm that a response will be prepared under the terms of the
Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 which you will receive by close
of play on 6 September 2018.

 

If the information you have requested is exempt under the Act we will
advise you of this and of your right to appeal. If the information you
have requested refers to a third party we may consult them before
providing a response. A fee may be payable for the information, in which
case we will advise you of this, and await your response before proceeding
any further with the request. If we request clarification regarding the
information sought or a fee, the 20 working day response time will be
suspended until we have received this from you.

 

Please let me know if you require your response in an alternative format.

 

Further information is available from the Office of the Scottish
Information Commissioner at:

Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St. Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

 

[1]http://www.itspublicknowledge.info

 

Appeals can now be made online via the Commissioner’s website, please see
link below:

[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

If you have any queries please contact me quoting the reference number
given above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Elaine Clark

Governance Adviser (Freedom of Information)

Governance & Compliance

Edinburgh Napier University

Room 5.B.18

Sighthill Campus

EDINBURGH

EH11 4BN

email: [3][email address]

phone: 0131 455 6255

fax: 0131 455 6269

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Freedom of Information, Edinburgh Napier University

2 Atodiad

FOI 185-18

 

Dear Jasmin Gray,

 

Thank you for your information request dated 9 August 2018.  Please find
the response to your request embedded within the attached document, in
blue text for ease of reference.  Please let me know if you have any
problems accessing this document.

 

Unless otherwise stated, Edinburgh Napier University reserves copyright in
all information provided under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
2002 (FOISA). Although the information is available under the legislation
this does not mean that the University has waived its copyright and
therefore the information must not be reproduced in any way or made
available in whole or in part without the written permission of the
copyright holder.

 

Follow-up procedural guidance

 

If you are not satisfied with the way the University has dealt with your
request for information, you have a right under FOISA to request a review
of this decision. If you wish to exercise this right, you must write to
the University to request a review within forty working days of receipt of
this decision. Your request for a review must be in writing and you must
specify your name and address for correspondence.  You must also identify
the decision that you wish to have reviewed. 

 

Should you wish to request a review, please address your request to:

 

David Cloy

University Secretary

Governance & Compliance

Edinburgh Napier University

Room 5.B.18 Sighthill Campus,

Sighthill Court,

Edinburgh EH11 4BN, or email: [1][email address]

 

Your review will be undertaken by staff not involved in the original
decision making process. If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of a
review, you have a right under the FOISA to appeal to the Scottish
Information Commissioner. If you wish to do so, you must appeal to the
Commissioner within six months following the date of receipt of the review
notice. The Commissioner’s contact details are as follows:

 

The Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS    

Email: [2][email address]

Tel: 01334 464610

 

Appeals can now be made online via the Commissioner’s website, please see
link below:

[3]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Elaine Clark

Governance Adviser (Freedom of Information)

Governance & Compliance

Edinburgh Napier University

Room 5.B.18

Sighthill Campus

EDINBURGH

EH11 4BN

email: [4][email address]

phone: 0131 455 6255

fax: 0131 455 6269

 

 

 

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir