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Higher Education Student Support for Scotland 2013-14, 28/10/2014 [S]

Scotlandís Chief Statistician today published statistics on Higher Education Student Support in Scotland 2013-14. The figures show that both the number of students supported and the amount of support provided by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for those studying in Higher Education increased in the 2013-14 academic session.

There were 137,295 full-time students supported (those receiving any form of bursary, grant, fees or loans support), an increase of 1.4 per cent from 135,375 in 2012-13. Other key findings include:

The total amount of support was £734.7 million, an increase of over 25 per cent from £584.3 million in 2012-13.
The average support provided per student rose from £4,320 in 2012-13 to £5,350 in 2013-14, up 23.8 per cent.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

Further Information

Higher Education Student Support for Scotland 2013-14