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College reverses controversial decision to partner with university for journalism diploma this year after students complain about 330-mile round trip

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A Scottish college has reversed a controversial decision to cancel a course that could have resulted in students being forced to travel hundreds of miles to complete their studies in the north of England.

Fife College told Tes Scotland this week that, following representation from students on the Higher National Diploma (HND) course in practical journalism, a previous decision to withdraw that course for 2018-19 because of a lack of demand had been revised, although that may only be for a year.

The issue, which was raised in Parliament, has highlighted the challenges colleges face in ensuring ...

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