International Student Information Request

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Dear West Highland College,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, I am writing to formally request the following information.

1 Number of International Students recruited through agents in academic years 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 with breakdown of student’s country of origin.

2 Total amount paid in commissions to student recruitment agents in years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

3 Total number of students that study at an overseas location either through an overseas campus, a franchise or transnational education arrangement, provide headcount and country of study

4 Number of international students progressing to your university's campus(s) in the UK through an articulation /partnership agreement for academic years 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 by undergraduate or postgraduate levels of study

5 Any code, policy or guidance related to role of International recruitment agent.

6 Any code, policy or guidance related to International recruitment agents’ business dealings with prospective students

Please provide details in a format suitable to yourselves.

Should you require further clarification of the information I require please do not hesitate to contact me. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary?

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours faithfully,

Jennifer Kelly

WHCfoi, West Highland College

Dear Jennifer,

I confirm that we have received your request and will reply in due course.

Kind Regards,

Matt Simpkinson

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WHCfoi, West Highland College

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Dear Jennifer,


Please see below for our response to your FOI request.


1.       None

2.       None

3.       We have students studying in an overseas location

4.       We have undergraduate students from Monmouth University in the
US. 12/13 = 1, 13/14 = 2, 14/15 = 5, 15/16 = 2

5.       None, since we do not use international recruitment agents

6.       None, since we do not use international recruitment agents


Kind Regards,



Matt Simpkinson

Director of Finance & Estates


West Highland College UHI – Fort William | Colaiste na Gàidhealtachd an
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