Thousands of exam certificates will be delivered to pupils across the South of Scotland today.
4,000 teenagers in Dumfries and Galloway and 2,500 in the Scottish Borders will be waiting for the postman to deliver their results.
Peter MacMahon's Politics Blog: With more students eligible for university and college places, access to higher education becomes priority
Higher passes were down slightly this year but a record number of Scottish pupils have been given a university place on exam results day
The NUS Scotland has been quick to welcome this year's exam results, which show a 5% increase of students accepted into Higher Education