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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 3. Students in higher education in colleges in Scotland by institution: 2000-01, 2008-09 and 2009-10

2000-01

2008-09

2009-10

% change
over last year

% change
since 1999-00

Total

72,950

48,355

49,800

3.0

-31.7

Aberdeen College

7,435

3,630

3,640

0.3

-51.0

Adam Smith College 1

-

4,055

3,990

-1.6

-

Angus College

1,030

760

865

13.8

-16.0

Anniesland College

1,180

905

955

5.5

-19.1

Ayr College

1,720

1,110

1,055

-5.0

-38.7

Banff & Buchan College of Further Education

710

1,050

890

-15.2

25.4

Barony College

20

60

75

25.0

275.0

Bell College 5

3,830

-

-

-

-

Borders College

420

325

315

-3.1

-25.0

Cardonald College

1,445

1,530

1,745

14.1

20.8

Carnegie College

1,600

1,240

1,370

10.5

-14.4

Central College of Commerce

2,925

2,790

2,755

-1.3

-5.8

Clackmannan College of Further Education 3

470

-

-

-

-

Clydebank College

1,185

1,025

1,210

18.0

2.1

Coatbridge College

875

455

475

4.4

-45.7

Cumbernauld College

530

540

575

6.5

8.5

Dumfries and Galloway College

970

645

745

15.5

-23.2

Dundee College

2,820

2,660

2,910

9.4

3.2

Edinburgh's Telford College

3,555

2,185

2,210

1.1

-37.8

Elmwood College

490

405

380

-6.2

-22.4

Falkirk College of Further & Higher Education 3

3,170

-

-

-

-

Fife College of Further & Higher Education 2

3,060

-

-

-

-

Forth Valley College 3

-

2,125

1,990

-6.4

-

Glasgow College of Building and Printing 4

2,560

-

-

-

-

Glasgow College of Food Technology 4

735

-

-

-

-

Glasgow College of Nautical studies

2,615

2,875

2,695

-6.3

3.1

Glasgow Metropolitan College 4

-

2,660

2,715

2.1

-

Glenrothes College 2

1,535

-

-

-

-

Inverness College 2

2,105

-

-

-

-

James Watt College of Further & Higher Education

3,820

2,180

2,415

10.8

-36.8

Jewel and Esk Valley College

1,570

1,155

1,210

4.8

-22.9

John Wheatley College

235

120

130

8.3

-44.7

Kilmarnock College

1,520

1,065

1,145

7.5

-24.7

Langside College

1,215

1,745

1,800

3.2

48.1

Lews Castle College 2

615

-

-

-

-

Moray College 2

1,135

-

-

-

-

Motherwell College

1,385

1,650

1,840

11.5

32.9

Newbattle Abbey College

25

40

-

-

-

North Glasgow College

620

615

705

14.6

13.7

North Highland College 2

505

-

-

-

-

Oatridge Agricultural College

230

180

235

30.6

2.2

Orkney College 2

115

-

-

-

-

Perth College 2

2,235

-

-

-

-

Reid Kerr College

1,940

1,725

1,780

3.2

-8.2

Sabhal Mor Ostaig 2

95

-

-

-

-

Shetland College of Further Education 2

140

-

-

-

-

South Lanarkshire College

870

800

940

17.5

8.0

Stevenson College

2,300

1,550

1,550

0.0

-32.6

Stow College

1,765

1,680

1,735

3.3

-1.7

West Lothian College

1,630

810

750

-7.4

-54.0

Source: Scottish Funding Council ( SFC).
1. In 2005-06 Fife College of Further & Higher Education and Glenrothes College merged to form Adam Smith College.
2. Inverness College, Lews Castle College, Moray College, North Highland College, Orkney College, Perth College, Sabhal Mor Ostaig and Shetland College were incorporated in the University of the Highlands and Islands which became an HEI during the period 2000-01.
3. In 2005-06 Falkirk College of Further & Higher Education and Clackmannan College of Further Education merged to form Forth Valley College.
4. In 2005-06 Glasgow College of Food Technology and Glasgow College of Building and Printing merged to form Glasgow Metropolitan College.
5. 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.
Percentages have been calculated from rounded values.
Please also see relevant sections of ' Notes to Tables'.

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