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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-05517: Alison Johnstone (Lothian)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 13 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on expanding Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) loans to cover masters degrees.

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 21 December 2016

I announced on the 19 December that from next academic year, we are making postgraduate study more affordable for students domiciled in Scotland by increasing the maximum level of available loan support to £10,000 and greatly widening the range of eligible taught post graduate courses up to full masters level.