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‘Welcome steps’ will bring boost to student support

The reforms aim to create a fairer system – but there’s a long way to go, according to the NUS. Julia Belgutay reports

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The student support system has long been in need of reform, according to the NUS students’ union. Not only is support often insufficient but what is available to those at university is not necessarily available to their peers in further education colleges.

In a recent review of student support in Scotland, the chair, Virgin Money chief executive Jayne-Anne Gadhia, acknowledged the discrepancies that exist. “Whether in further education in Scotland’s thriving college sector, or higher education in our historic and newer universities and colleges, students need a level playing field to access ...

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