Applicants receiving SAAS Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loans 2017/18: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01928
Date received: 23 August 2017
Date responded: 28 August 2017

Information requested

How many individuals have so far made successful applications to receive the SAAS Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan for master's degree programmes in Academic Year 2017/18?


The answer to your question is that as of 24th August 2017, when the script was run against the live dataset 4,345 students studying Masters courses are eligible to receive tuition fee loans in academic year 2017-2018 (number of students rounded to nearest five).

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