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Statistics Publication Notice: Lifelong Learning Series: Higher Education Students and Qualifiers at Scottish Institutions 2009-10

Statistical information on students and qualifiers from higher education courses at Scottish institutions.


Table 2. Students in higher education in HEIs in Scotland by institution: 2000-01, 2008-09 and 2009-10

2000-01

2008-09

2009-10

% change
over last year

% change
since 2000-01

Total

187,990

231,260

237,765

2.8

26.5

Aberdeen, The University of

10,515

14,855

15,535

4.6

47.7

Abertay Dundee, The University of

4,615

4,050

4,200

3.7

-9.0

Dundee, The University of

12,210

15,520

16,195

4.3

32.6

Edinburgh College of Art

1,625

1,550

1,675

8.1

3.1

Edinburgh, The University of

23,100

24,525

25,690

4.8

11.2

Glasgow Caledonian University

14,410

18,410

17,670

-4.0

22.6

Glasgow School of Art

1,500

1,765

1,785

1.1

19.0

Glasgow, The University of

22,585

24,240

25,600

5.6

13.3

Heriot-Watt University

6,855

10,430

11,295

8.3

64.8

Edinburgh Napier University

12,765

13,645

14,100

3.3

10.5

Northern College of Education 2

3,105

-

-

-

-

Open University, The

13,740

15,765

16,855

6.9

22.7

Paisley, The University of 3

10,300

-

-

-

-

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

4,235

5,045

5,400

7.0

27.5

Robert Gordon University, The

10,315

13,625

13,715

0.7

33.0

Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, The

630

765

790

3.3

25.4

Scottish Agricultural College

830

810

1,005

24.1

21.1

St Andrews, The University of

7,055

9,275

9,135

-1.5

29.5

Stirling, The University of

8,325

10,125

10,870

7.4

30.6

Strathclyde, The University of

19,280

21,300

21,310

0.0

10.5

The West of Scotland, The University of 1,3

-

17,895

17,425

-2.6

-

UHI Millennium Institute 4

-

7,665

7,505

-2.1

-

Source: Higher Education Statistics Agency ( HESA).
1. Bell College became an HEI during the period 2001-02 and during the period 2007-08 merged with Paisley University to become the University of the West of Scotland.
2. Northern College of Education merged with the Universities of Aberdeen and Dundee during the period 2001-02.
3. Paisley University merged with Bell College during the period 2007-08 to become the University of the West of Scotland.
4. UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) Millennium Institute became an HEI during the period 2000-01.
Percentages have been calculated from rounded values.
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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