Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

"16 b/w Illus., 19 b/w Tables"

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474404587

Bookseller Code (06)

Higher Education in Scotland and the UK

Diverging or Converging Systems?

edited by Sheila Riddell, Elisabet Weedon, and Sarah Minty

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • First book to explore the impact on Scottish higher education of major constitutional change in Scotland and the UK
  • Analyses the impact of marketisation and internationalisation on Scottish and UK higher education in the light of new constitutional arrangements
  • Explores the implications of different fees and student support regimes for cross-border student flows and territorial and social justice
  • Considers the extent to which widening access policies in Scotland and the UK have opened up higher education for under-represented groups and the future of such policies in a new Scotland
  • Looks at the possible impact of a new immigration regime on the recruitment of international students, and the implications of different immigration rules for a common UK travel area
  • Examines the way in which higher education is viewed by young people in Scotland and England.

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