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A report published today (6 February 2020) by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) has underlined the strong international reputation of Scotland’s universities.

Scotland’s universities have seen an increase in applications of 2.5% compared with last year, the main driver being an increase in applicants from outwith the EU – applications from outwith the EU increased by 20% compared with last year.

The report also highlights that there has been a slight narrowing of the gap between the least advantaged and the most advantaged students – 16.8% of all Scottish-domiciled applicants were from SIMD20 areas, a 0.4 percentage point increase on last year.

A full copy of the report can be found on the UCAS website.