SCOTLAND: EU students 'exploit' local universitiesThe Guardian.
Mike Russell, the Scottish education minister, said the figures showed that European students were becoming an increasingly significant drain on the university sector at a time of deepening cuts in public spending.
Russell is to press Europe's education commissioner, Androulla Vassiliou, to change European university funding rules since the cost had now increased five-fold in the last decade. The number of EU students getting free places went up 17% in 2009-10. By comparison, the number of EU students taking up places at English universities went up by 6%.
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