Scottish universities

The Scottish Tories U-turn on free tuition fees isn’t fooling anyone

1st November 2020

Can a leopard truly change its spots? Or is this a thinly veiled attempt to win young votes from the SNP? In 2008, the SNP made higher education completely free for Scottish and EU students. Since 2007, the Scottish Tories have opposed this policy. So, it came as a surprise when Douglas Ross MP, the ...

£5m Digital Poverty fund for Scottish universities

9th September 2020

This funding is to help tackle digital exclusion as classes in Glasgow this year will consist of blended learning, meaning that some classes will take place remotely. The Scottish Funding Council has announced a £5m Digital Poverty fund to help Scottish colleges and universities tackle the digital exclusion among disadvantaged students. The announcement of this ...