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This year’s UCAS January deadline data shows a two per cent increase in the number of applicants from the most disadvantaged areas of Scotland.


A new campaign celebrating the 100+ ways universities have improved everyday life, from breakthroughs in health, technology, sport and culture, environment, family, and community.

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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It has never been easier for business to innovate with universities. Universities have worked hard over the past two years to deliver a five-point plan for greater innovation in Scotland. This includes engagement with the business community and more enterprising and entrepreneurial students with mind-set to start their own ventures. #business-minded


the real value of T

The Teaching Grant, or ‘T’ grant, is the funding that higher education institutions receive to provide an undergraduate education to every Scottish and EU domiciled student. The Teaching Grant enables dedicated and committed staff, in a variety of different roles, to make the student experience what it is. That’s the real value of the university Teaching Grant.

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