Universities Scotland is the representative body of Scotland's 19 higher education institutions. We develop policy on behalf of the university sector and campaign publicly on higher education issues.

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Universities Scotland's submission to the Education, Children and Young People Committee

Universities Scotland has submitted evidence to the Scottish Parliament's Education, Children and Young People Committee ahead of our appearance before the committee.

Universities and Scotland: Time to Choose

Universities Scotland submitted their budget case to the Scottish Government.
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Our statement on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her remarkable and unrivalled reign leaves an enduring legacy for the nation and our universities. Her Majesty was an ardent supporter of universities and of education as a force for good. Through her patronage of The Queen’s Anniversary…

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Universities welcome SQA exam results

Universities Scotland has welcomed the publication of SQA exam results across Scotland. Today, statistical data released by UCAS show that as of 9 August: 60.1% of Scottish students gained a place at their firm choice university, up from the pre-pandemic level of 57.5% in 2019. This is a new record. 29,630 students have accepted a…

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