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Scotland’s universities stay open and introduce measures to minimise impact of COVID-19 on students and staff

Universities Scotland has today [Friday 13 March] issued a statement on behalf of Scotland’s 19 universities and higher education institutions to offer clarity on the sector’s preparedness for the potential impact of COVID-19. Commenting on the statement, Alastair Sim, Director of Universities Scotland, said: “Universities have no plans to close. They are closely following the…

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Student survey shows huge support for the value of university education

New research shows that a large majority of students and recent graduates believe that going to university is valuable experience and are positive about the benefits of a university degree. Research by ComsRes for Universities UK found that students and graduates recognise that universities broadens their horizons, with 83% of respondents agreeing that university helps…

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