Students in KA postcode receiving Student Awards Agency Scotland support: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

Statistics in relation to students from postcode sectors beginning KA receiving support from SAAS.

How many students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 received student bursaries in each of the last five academic years?

What was the total amount awarded in bursary payments to students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 in each of the last five academic years?

What was the total amount awarded in student loan payments to students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 in each of the last five academic years?

Response

How many students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 received student bursaries in each of the last five academic years?

2021-22: 1,385
2020-22: 1,465
2019-20: 1,415
2018-19: 1,395
2017-18: 1,380

What was the total amount awarded in bursary payments to students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21, KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 in each of the last five academic years?

2021-22: £2,166,904
2020-22: £2,237,260
2019-20: £2,020,145
2018-19: £1,798,264
2017-18: £1,702,477

What was the total amount awarded in student loan payments to students from postcode sectors KA11, KA12, KA13, KA14, KA15, KA20, KA21,KA22, KA23, KA24, KA25, KA27, KA28, KA29, KA30 in each of the last five academic years?

2021-22: £12,494,125
2020-22: £13,672,633
2019-20: £13,251,560
2018-19: £13,161,607
2017-18: £13,190,701

Please note the above information contains supported students with a postcode that contained the sectors listed in the request. The postcodes provided by students could be their home or term time address as it is up to the student which address they choose to provide. All student numbers are rounded to the nearest 5 for compliance with the Statistics Code of Conduct. The bursary numbers and amounts do not contain any grants only Young Student, Independent Student and Care Experienced bursaries. The loan payments only contain living cost loan amounts and therefore does not include tuition fee loan.

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