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Scotland Leads UK on University Students From Deprived Areas

Widening access an “unambiguous success”. Scotland is continuing to “set the pace” when it comes to students from deprived areas getting into university, the Commissioner for Fair Access has said. – Graeme The Scottish Government is working hard to ensure every young person has the

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

Backing Our Communities & Building Better Lives

First 100 Days: Delivering a Fairer Scotland These are serious times which require serious government and experienced leadership. A sense of community, and the resilience we all draw from it, helped Scotland get through the pandemic. The SNP will invest in our communities, in homes,

Supporting Colleges & Their Students

Delivering for Scotland #14: Backing for Further Education Colleges are vital to our economic growth and success, providing students with skills to help them into jobs and creating the highly-trained workforce that employers need. They are also a major employer in their own right. The

What We’re Doing For Students

SNP Manifesto 2021: What we’re doing for students From free tuition, to record investment in our colleges and universities, the SNP has a proud record of championing Scotland’s students while in government. Make it Both Votes SNP to: Protect free education and widen access We

Fair Funding for Nursing Students

Delivering for Scotland #28: Student Nurse Bursary All Scottish undergraduate students benefit from the SNP Scottish Government’s commitment to tuition-free higher education. In the case of nursing and midwifery students, the SNP has gone further still in supporting people into these critical roles. Unlike the

Equal Access to Education Always a Priority

Delivering for Scotland #70: Free Tuition  Scotland provides the best package of support for university students anywhere in the UK. Students in England face tuition fees up to £27,750 – Scottish students receive university tuition-free. The SNP has always maintained that access to education should