Scottish access host

January 23, 2003

Scotland's higher education institutions have won an extra £10 million from the government to improve access for students with disabilities.

And the Scottish Executive and the Scottish Further Education Funding Council are giving £26 million to help colleges become financially stable and then tackle disabled access.

Iain Gray, Scotland's minister for enterprise, transport and lifelong learning, said: "This demonstrates the strength of our commitment to closing the opportunity gap and ensuring that people with disabilities will not be prevented from participating in higher and further education due to physical barriers."

 

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