What is Brexit?
- On 23rd June 2016 the UK held a referendum on Britain's membership of the EU
- On 24th June 2016 the result was in favour of leaving the EU
- On 29th March 2017 Article 50 was triggered, starting the process of the UK leaving the EU
- On 31st October 2019 the UK was due to leave the EU, this has now been extended to 31st January 2020 or sooner, although there will be a transition period until 31 December 2020
- On 31st January 2020 the UK left the EU with a withdrawal agreement
What does this mean for EU nationals studying in the UK?
- Student loans and grants have been confirmed for EU nationals starting a course in 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, and 2020/21
- EU students with Pre-settled or Settled status can continue to live, work and study in the UK
- EU students starting a course from January 2021 will need to apply for a student visa through the new points-based immigration system. Further guidance for EU, EEA, and Swiss students can be found here.
For information see the Funding from Student Finance page or the Student Finance website
EU Settlement Scheme
- For information on applying for the EU Settlement Scheme please see the Home Office website
- To apply for Pre-settled or Settled status please see the Home Office website
- The deadline to apply for Pre-settled or Settled status is 30th June 2021
- Please see the UKCISA website