Around 136,000 students across Scotland have received their results for a wide range of SQA qualifications including National 5, Highers and SQA Awards.
George Adam, Paisley’s MSP said “The whole country should be proud of the qualifications gained by Scotland’s young people. The amount of Higher passes achieved by students from across the country is outstanding and we should be very pleased for our hardworking children and teachers.
I am also delighted to see the successes achieved in the skills-based awards, and am in no doubt that many of our young people will now go on and showcase these skills in the workplace or future learning development.
“I am delighted to see the vast amount of students gaining places at University – this is a testament to the hard work of our young people and those working tirelessly in the teaching profession. With The University of the West Scotland on my doorstep, I see for myself the excellent work they do and frequently talk to students who are enjoying studying and developing their skills at UWS.
“The opportunities our young people now have are endless and it is encouraging to see that so many, regardless of background, are working hard and seizing every one that comes their way.”