Scots greet more women

February 23, 2001

Women comprise more than 55 per cent of Scotland's higher education students, according to Scottish Executive figures. The percentage of female students has risen from 49 per cent in 1994-95. The number of full-time male students has fallen from 60,410 to 59,624. Female numbers have soared from 58,052 to 72,476. The number of part-time male students has risen from 14,4 to 24,252. Female numbers have more than doubled to 31,029.

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