NUS welcomes increase in successful higher education applicants

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The National Union of Students Scotland has been quick to welcome this year's Scottish exam results, which show a 5% increase of students accepted into Higher Education on compared to last year.

A total of 28,300 Scottish applicants have been accepted into universities and colleges on the morning of results day, ahead of the clearing process.

The vast majority of these (27,400) were also accepted into Scottish universities and colleges

Commenting on the new figures, Vonnie Sandlan, NUS Scotland president, said: