Scots display record performances

October 10, 1997

The Scottish Higher Education Funding Council's annual report has revealed that in the last ten years, student numbers have risen by more than 60 per cent, while public funding has fallen by 16 per cent per student. The report shows record student numbers last session, with more than 117,000 full-time equivalent students. The report says that some 45 per cent of young Scots now go on to higher education, a higher figure than anywhere else in the United Kingdom.

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