Uni students buying essays

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A COMPANY which sells university essays online has revealed that 14.5 per cent of its Scottish customers come from Edinburgh University.

Eighty students from the institution bought an essay from UKEssays.com in 2007, the fourth highest total of Scotland's universities. Dundee University topped the table of essay buyers.

The Nottingham-based website also revealed a 50 per cent increase in parents buying an essay for their son or daughter, with 90 per cent of customers having a middle class background.