Fraser of Allander Institute cover imageScotland’s colleges will generate additional value worth £20 billion for the Scottish economy in the long term, according to a new independent study.  

This represents an additional £55,000 boost to productivity in the Scottish economy per graduate over their working lives.

The study by the Fraser of Allander Institute which assesses the value of college graduates, demonstrates the contribution that Scotland’s colleges make to the national and local economy, the benefits that colleges provide and the role that colleges play in helping to achieve the Scottish Government’s Economic Strategy.

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