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Building a smarter Scotland: SNP’s record in education

Scotland has an education system to be proud of We’re determined to ensure that everyone gets the best start in life, proper support throughout their education, and that university is always based on the ability to learn, not the ability to pay. Here’s what we’ve already

Record High Scottish Student Numbers

Uni Places for Scottish Students Up 10% The number of Scottish domiciled students being offered a place at Scottish universities reached a record high this SQA results day – up 10% to 31,070. Data from university application service UCAS shows the number of acceptances from

Investing in Scotland’s Future

Here’s how we’re investing in Scotland’s young people The SNP Scottish Government has announced a £70 million investment to boost opportunities for young people, helping them into employment, education or training. This announcement delivers on an SNP manifesto promise, and meets four of our ‘First 100

Ensuring World-Class Higher Education & Research

Delivering for Scotland #6: Investing in Our Universities Scotland’s universities are amongst the best in the world. Scotland has 19 autonomous higher education institutions which are represented by Universities Scotland, funded by the Scottish Government through the Scottish Funding Council. The Scottish Government is the

Scotland at the Cutting Edge

Delivering for Scotland #12: Supporting Research & Development Scotland has an international reputation for excellent science and research. The SNP in government aims to maintain and grow our strength in these areas to create a more educated, inclusive and innovative Scotland. Scotland’s reputation for excellent