§ Mr. Henderson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will announce the fees to be charged to overseas students attending Scottish institutions other than universities in the academic year 1982–83.
§ Mr. Younger
The fees for overseas students attending Scottish institutions, other than universities, on full-time courses in the academic year 1982–83 will be as follows. Fees for 1981–82 are shown in brackets.
£ £ Postgraduate: course begun before autumn 1980 1,929 (1,803) other students Fee to cover the cost of the course Undergraduate and equivalent: course begun before autumn 1980 1,485 (1,389) other students on courses involving substantial use of laboratories, studios, workshops, etc. 3,750 (3,600)
£ £ other students on laboratory-studio an classroom-based courses 3,375 (3,150) other students on classroom-based courses 2,750 (2,400) Non-advanced courses: courses begun before autumn 1980 795 (744) other students on courses involving use of laboratories, studios, workshops, etc. 2,088 (1,950) other students on classroom-based courses 1,395 (1,305)
These fees will not apply to students who have been ordinarily resident in a country of the European Communities for at least three years before the start of their courses. Such students will pay the home rate fees, as will students who are the children of EC migrant workers, are UN convention refugees, or participate in fully reciprocal student exchange programmes, as follows:
£ £ Postgraduate 1,413 (1,320) Undergraduate and equivalent 480 (900)
A circular will be issued shortly to colleges and education authorities conveying my approval of these fee arrangements under the Race Relations Act 1976.