Number of student drop outs in the past two academic years

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh,

Could you please provide me with; 1) the number of students who dropped out of your university during the previous year [2019-20] and, separately, 2) the number of students who have dropped out so far this academic year [2020-21]

Yours faithfully,

Raph Boyd

Freedom of Information Act, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Dear Raph,

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - REF: FOI 20-184

I refer to your request for information which is being managed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (“the FOISA”). Please find the University’s response below.

Could you please provide me with; 1) the number of students who dropped out of your university during the previous year [2019-20] and, separately, 2) the number of students who have dropped out so far this academic year [2020-21]

2019-20: 224
2020-21: 20

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Queen Margaret University FOI

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