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Students who have lived in Scotland for 3+ years who apply to study at a Scottish university or college do not need to pay any tuition fees. These will be paid in full by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). Each student simply must complete the relevant form on SAAS before they begin their studies.


However, many students do need additional help to cover their living expenses, particularly if they are moving into student accommodation.


Here are 2 of the options students can consider supporting the cost of college or university.



It is a good idea to think about the costs of college or university when you are preparing for your journey into Higher Education, but there is a lot of support with the financial costs of your study.