Finance for students

23rd October 2009 at 01:00

The Scottish Government says it is funding an estimated 10 per cent increase in the number of students entering higher education, as a result of rising applications during the financial downturn. Education Secretary Fiona Hyslop, in response to a parliamentary question, said she was making pound;8.6 million available to meet costs for student support and tuition fees of about 3,000 extra students.

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