Universities remain ‘elitist’The Scotsman.
While students elsewhere in the UK pay up to £9,000 a year in fees, Scots have not paid for the cost of tuition since the graduate endowment was abolished in 2008. Writing in The Scotsman, Riddell said the proportion of working-class students at Scotland’s leading universities had actually fallen slightly in the past decade.
She said she wanted to “pose the question” that fees could be reintroduced, with only 20% of people in Scotland now believing students should be exempt from the cost of tuition.
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