scottish students



NUS Scotland reveal 2021 students’ election demands

29th March 2021

‘A Student Guarantee for Scotland’ outlines various policies to address mental health, rising debt and poverty among students. The National Union of Students (NUS) in Scotland has unveiled its manifesto of student demands for the upcoming Scottish Parliamentary election. Titled “A Student Guarantee for Scotland”, the manifesto outlines various policies to help combat the &#...


College student enrolment rate in Scotland falls by 26,000 in 2019-20

8th February 2021

A major factor cited for this decline is the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Figures released by the Scottish Funding Council in their 2019-20 report have found that the number of college student enrolments in Scotland fell by 26,000 compared to the previous year, with only 239,004 students enrolling in college. This is down from ...


Scottish student renters face a financial crisis due to the pandemic, NUS survey finds

28th January 2021

The survey finds that one in four students have been unable to pay their rent in full over the past four months. Scottish student renters face a financial crisis with over 71% concerned of their ability to afford rent as a result of the pandemic, according to a new survey.  A survey conducted by the ...