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Independent review of higher education funding and student finance arrangements

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Proposals for the most generous student finance support package available anywhere in the UK have been published today in Wales (Tues 27th Sept).
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The final report from the Diamond Review provides recommendations on student support and higher education funding in Wales.

It draws upon the Review Panel's interim report, which was published alongside a summary of responses to a call for evidence, which ran from November 2014 to February 2015, and 2 additional reports that were commissioned by the Panel.

Our response to the proposals

We published a consultation on our proposals for student support and higher education funding. This was informed by the Review Panel's proposals. It ran from 22 November 2016 to 14 February 2017. Our detailed response to the Review Panel's proposals has been published as a separate annex to the consultation document.

We have published the Consultation summary of responses - Student support funding for students ordinarily resident in Wales. 

The Welsh Government response and consultation documents are available here.