Student Demand Forecasts

Steve Blunn made this Freedom of Information request to Heriot-Watt University

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,

Could you please provide your projections for the number of full-time students expected to attend the institution over the next 5 years, or as far forward as you have projections for?

Where possible can this be split by full-time undergraduates and full-time postgraduates per campus.

For example:
2018: X full-time undergraduates and X full-time postgraduates
2019: X full-time undergraduates and X full-time postgraduates:
etc

Yours faithfully,

Steve Blunn

Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

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Dear applicant

 

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Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

Dear applicant

 

Thank you for your company's information request dated the 29th august
2018 regarding student demand forecasts for the future five years. Your
request has been handled under our own country’s legislation: the Freedom
of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.  Firstly, I should like to apologise
for the slight delay in responding but we are presently experiencing a
high caseload volume.  We hope this has not inconvenienced you.

 

As your company may appreciate, releasing future projections would impact
greatly on our ability to generate income and would it would release
information to our competitors. This information is exempt from release
under Section 33(1)(b): commercial interests of any person; a Scottish
public authority. 

 

Should your company wish to do business with the University, please visit
our Procurement pages for [1]business opportunities and guidance. Our
pages also contain useful links to external bodies e.g. Procurement
Scotland. Please also note that companies should consider their
obligations under The [2]Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC
Directive) Regulations 2003 (PECR) if considering using the information
provided for marketing purposes.

 

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or by contacting the Scottish Information Commissioner's Office at the
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Scottish Information Commissioner,

Kinburn Castle,

Doubledykes Road,

St Andrews,

Fife KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

E-mail: [4][email address]   

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Kind regards

 

FOISA Team

Information Governance

Governance and Legal Services

Heriot-Watt University

Edinburgh Campus

Riccarton

Edinburgh EH14 4AS

 

 

 

 

 

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