A free education for all – but at Scotland’s cost?

Scottish students, providing that they attend one of Scotland’s 19 universities, receive free tuition fees for the duration of their degree. These tuition fees are paid through UK taxes to the funding body SAAS, but also extend to European students who choose to study abroad in Scotland. This is the result of an agreement between Scotland and other member states of the EU, however, this generous offer doesn’t extend to all. Scots who move abroad or to other parts of the UK aren’t entitled to free tuition as they must live in Scotland for three years prior to starting university,…

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The tuition fee results

A while back we asked you guys what you thought of your university tuition fees. We put together a mini survey to find out whether you were happy to pay a fortune or were slightly disgruntled with the huge sum of money that will be piled on top of you come graduation. When tuition fees were set to increase some universities went all out and stuck them right up there at £9,000 from day 1 whereas others pushed them up to £8,500 and slowly increased them over the following years where they have now also reached £9,000. People were always…

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