Student Support



The Committee considered the issue of Student Support and looked at the extent to which:

  • the availability and balance of bursary and loan support in higher education; and
  • the availability of bursary support in further education

are helping to improve access and student retention; and to narrow the educational attainment gap.


The following submissions have been received:

The Committee took evidence at its meeting on 24 November 2015.

Read the Meeting Papers and Official Report


The Committee wrote to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.