As of midnight, 28,900 applicants were accepted for a place at university or college in Scotland.
Dr Janet Brown, SQA's chief executive and Scotland's chief examining officer, has congratulated the thousands of pupils across Scotland who received their results today, saying:
"On behalf of everyone at SQA, I congratulate all candidates on their achievement of courses and awards over the past year.
"I wish them continued success as they embark on a wide range of different pathways: moving into the workplace, or a training scheme, returning to school or taking up a place at college or university.
"The increased number of courses and awards achieved reflects the tremendous amount of hard work and commitment by candidates across Scotland and the value placed on qualifications in what continues to be a challenging economic environment."
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