Number of student drop outs in the past two academic years

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,

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

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Dear Raph

 

Thank you for your recent information request regarding student dropout
rates. Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002. 

Please find detailed below the most recent figures held by the University
as at 21st October 2020 for the current academic year. We have also
provided comparative figures at the same point in the last two academic
years. This content broadly complies with your request and is way in which
the University records this information.

 

Academic % of Student % of Student % of Student  % of Student Total Number of
Year Dropouts Based Dropouts - Dropouts - Student
on Undergraduate  Dropouts Dropouts within
Total Roll Call  -Postgraduate  Postgraduate First
Research  Semester  
Taught 
(Scottish
Campus)
2018/2019  0.33  0.32  0.58  0.00  99 
2019/2020  0.53  0.42  0.95  0.74  121 
2020/2021  0.36  0.39  0.35  0.12  Not yet
available for
full semester 

 

 

 

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,

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

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