International Student Drop out Numbers

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Dear Bournemouth University,
I would like to know the number of international students that dropped out from university in the last 5 years and in the last year, if possible could i also know the most popular reason for dropping out. thank you so much.

Yours faithfully,
Koyonnor Eno Wiliams

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Dear Koyonnor


We write further to your email of 30^th November 2017. 


Your request has been processed by us in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA).


Please find below our response:  


Please note the below is a count of enrolments and includes two people
twice as they withdrew from programmes in multiple years:

Year Number Withdrawn
2012/13 69
2013/14 43
2014/15 56
2015/16 60
2016/17 72
2017/18 17 incomplete year
Grand Total 317


Most popular reason for dropping out: Across all the years it was ‘Other
Personal Reasons’.  In 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 this was the
most popular reason.  In 2016/17 and 2017/18 the most popular reason was


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