Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywBasia Cummings mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.

FOI request: Number of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students

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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 Act, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Dear Jasmin,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 - INFORMATION REQUEST

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information that we received on 9 August 2018. Your request is being considered. If we hold the information you will receive it promptly, and no later than 7 September 2018 which is 20 working days from the day we received your request, subject to the information not being exempt from disclosure.

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal. If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

There may a fee payable for this information. This will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 working day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact:

FOI
Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
East Lothian EH21 6UU
[email address]

Best wishes,

Fraser Rudge

Policy Adviser (Governance and Compliance)
Division of Governance and Quality Enhancement
Queen Margaret University
Musselburgh
East Lothian, EH21 6UU

Tel: 0131 474 0000; Say "Fraser Rudge" when prompted by our automated system
Email: [email address]; www.qmu.ac.uk

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Freedom of Information Act, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Dear Jasmin

I refer to your request for information received on 9 August 2018, which is being managed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“the FOISA”). Please find the University's response attached.

Where any of the material supplied is under copyright you may not reproduce or alter the material without permission of the copyright holder.

If you have any queries or concerns please contact:

FOI
Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
East Lothian EH21 6UU
[email address]

If you have any complaint about the University’s handling of your request for information, you may require the University to review its actions and decisions in relation to this response by writing within 60 working days of the date of your request to FOI, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6UU or at [email address].

You may, within a further six months, if you are dissatisfied with the outcome or with the University’s failure to review its actions and decisions in relation to this response, apply to The Scottish Information Commissioner. Details on how to appeal to the Scottish Information Commissioner is available on their website: www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

Best wishes,

Fraser Rudge

Policy Adviser (Governance and Compliance)
Division of Governance and Quality Enhancement
Queen Margaret University
Musselburgh
East Lothian, EH21 6UU

Tel: 0131 474 0000; Say "Fraser Rudge" when prompted by our automated system
Email: [email address]; www.qmu.ac.uk

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywBasia Cummings mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.