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English resident applying to Scottish university
If he has been a resident in England for the three years prior to starting university, he would normally be classed as a RUK student by Scottish universities. This means that he would be charged the higher RUK fee (in line with fees for English universities) to study in Scotland. He would apply to Student Finance England for student loans, not SAAS.
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