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Statistics Publication Notice: Early Destinations of Students Qualifying from Scottish Higher Education Institutions 2010-11

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782560838

Statistics on the first destinations of students qualifying from Scottish Higher Education Institutions - academic year 2010-11.

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Statistics Publication Notice: Early Destinations of Students Qualifying from Scottish Higher Education Institutions 2010-11
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Summary of Key Findings

  • 88.5 per cent of qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) were in employment or further study/training 6 months after completing their course. This is an increase of 0.7 percentage points since 2009-10 (87.9 per cent).
  • 64.5 per cent of qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish HEIs were in permanent or temporary UK employment 6 months after completing their course. A further 19.0 per cent were engaged in further study or training and 5.9 per cent were believed to be unemployed.
  • 73.7 per cent of those in permanent UK employment were employed in graduate level occupations.
  • The percentage of qualifiers in permanent UK or overseas employment, who were employed in Scotland, decreased, by 2.9 percentage points, from 78.6 per cent in 2009-10 to 75.7 per cent in 2010-11.
  • The percentage of Scots qualifiers in permanent employment, who were employed in Scotland, decreased by 1.7 percentage points between 2009-10 (90.3 per cent) and 2010-11 (88.6 per cent).
  • The percentage of Scots qualifying from Rest of UK HEIs in permanent employment, who were employed in Scotland, decreased by 5.1 percentage points, from 48.7 per cent in 2009-10 to 43.6 per cent in 2010-11.
  • In 2010-11, 62.3 per cent of Scots postgraduate and first degree qualifiers from Scottish HEIs were employed in graduate level occupations within Scotland or engaged in further study or training 6 months after completing their higher education course. This percentage is a National Indicator in ‘Scotland Performs’[1]. The percentage decreased by 0.7 percentage points between 2009-10 (63.1 per cent) and 2010-11.

Figure 1 provides a summary of the key results for 2010-11

Figure 1 Summary of Key Findings

Figure 1

a 5.5% of 2010-11 qualifiers were in ‘Other’ destinations.
b Percentages rounded to one decimal place, percentage point changes calculated using unrounded figures


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