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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-18322: Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 20 August 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many clearing places have been awarded to Scottland-domiciled students at Scotland's universities in each year since 2011.

Answered by: Richard Lochhead 13 September 2018

Route

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Main scheme clearing

1,080

1,255

1,180

970

1,245

1,185

1,215

Direct clearing

130

175

175

160

265

350

380

Total

1,210

1,430

1,355

1,130

1,510

1,535

1,595

Source: UCAS, End of cycle report 2017

Final clearing figures for the 2018 cycle will not be available until the 2018 End of Cycle report that will be published in December.

Scottish domiciled acceptances through clearing to Scottish Universities

The following table shows the number of acceptances split by route, since 2011.

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) publishes the number of acceptances through clearing by Scottish domiciled students to Scottish Universities.