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Matthew Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Dear Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh,

I was very worried to hear of a recent study that claimed that there was a 19% rise in EU academics leaving UK universities over the past year.

May I submit an FOI request concerning Queen Margaret's overall levels of EU academic staff? In particular I would like to know how many EU academic staff have left the university over the last year and how many new EU staff have joined you since. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,
Matthew Taylor

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Freedom of Information Act,

Good afternoon Matthew,

In 2017 there were 5 non-UK EU academic staff who left Queen Margaret University and 2 who joined.

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].

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Gerry O’Hare
Governance Adviser
Governance and Quality Enhancement
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh EH21 6UU
Tel: 0131 474 0000; Say "Gerry O’Hare" when prompted by our automated system
email: [email address]; www.qmu.ac.uk

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Dear Gerry,

Many thanks for your swift reply. I really appreciate your correspondence.

I wish you and Queen Margaret University all the best for the future.

Yours sincerely,
Matthew Taylor