Record numbers tuning in to Open UniversityThe Scotsman.
Traditionally associated with older students, the OU has seen a 48% increase in young Scots taking up courses in the past five years. The figure came as a report from the Bank of Scotland said 15% of Scottish students do not have enough money to meet their monthly outgoings. While Scottish students studying in their own country remain exempt from tuition fees, the cost of living remains a concern for many.
Last month, figures released by the Universities and Colleges Admission Service showed there had been a 2% fall in applications from Scots to Scottish universities.
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