This is one of a series of reports prepared under the provisions of the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007 . The Act requires all statistics currently designated as National Statistics to be assessed against the Code of Practice for Official Statistics .

The report covers the following National Statistics publications produced by the Scottish Government:

  • Students in Higher Education at Scottish Institutions;
  • Age Participation Index;
  • Attainment in Higher Education and Destinations of Leavers;
  • Higher Education Student Support in Scotland ;
  • Education Maintenance Allowances; and
  • Student Loans for Higher Education.

Associated correspondence: Lifelong Learning in Scotland (Scottish Government): Letter of Confirmation as National Statistics