Scotland’s Chief Statistician these days printed statistics on educational activity Student Support in Scotland 2018-2019 in a very trend publication. The figures show a rise in the quantity of scholars supported and also the amount of support provided by the scholar Awards Agency European country (SAAS) for those studying in educational activity within the 2018-2019 term.
There were 148,890 regular collegian and postgraduate students supported (those receiving any kind of exchequer, grant, fees or loans support), a rise of 0.7 per cent from 147,920 in 2017-2018. Alternative key findings include:
- The full quantity of support for regular students was £894.3 million, a rise of 1.3 per cent from £882.7 million in 2017-2018.
- The common support provided per regular student was £6,010 – a rise from 5,970 in 2017-2018.
- The full quantity provided in non-repayable bursaries and grants for regular students raised by 5.3 per cent, from £76.3 million in 2017-2018 to £80.3 million in 2018-2019 – awarded to 54,550 students (up from 53,620 in 2017-2018).
- The full quantity authorized in loans was £533.6 million, a 1.0% increase from £528.4 million in 2017-2018, at a median of £5,300 per student.
- there have been 15,310 world organization (EU) students supported in 2018-2019 (10.3 per cent of all regular students supported) UN agency received £32.1 million of support – 3.6 per cent of the full quantity of support given to any or all students.
A further 20,740 students were provided fee support while learning on a part-time basis in 2018-2019. The full quantity of support was £17.2 million at a median of £830 per student. This can be a rise of around 1,300 students – up by 6.5% – and from a median of £810 per student, compared to 2017-2018.