Brexit FAQ

   
   

Frequently Asked Questions - Students

Answers to commonly asked questions about the impact of the EU Referendum result. 

If you are a current student, applicant or offer holder and are concerned please contact the International Office at europe-team@nottingham.ac.uk

Will the University/UK remain part of the Erasmus+ scheme?

Yes, the University will remain part of the Erasmus scheme and students undertaking an exchange or work placement under the Erasmus scheme in 2016-17 will see no effect on their studies and their access to the Erasmus programme. Incoming and outgoing students should continue with their exchanges as planned.

In March 2017 the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, commencing a two-year period of negotiation. Throughout this period, the UK is expected to maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership

 

Will the tuition fees I have been quoted change now or in the future?

We will honour all tuition fee rates as confirmed at the offer stage and for each subsequent year of study (subject only to increases for inflation).

Find out more about our tuition fee policies and regulations

 

Will I still be able to access a tuition fee loan?

If you already have an undergraduate student loan, you will continue to receive instalments and should continue your studies as usual.

The UK Government has confirmed that EU students beginning courses in 2017/18 and 2018/19 will have access to funding support (including undergraduate tuition fee loans and postgraduate loans), according to the existing eligibility criteria for the full duration of their course.

For more information see the statements on the SLC website  (11 October 2016 and 21 April 2017) and the UK Government website (11 October 2016 and 21 April 2017).

In March 2017 the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, commencing a two-year period of negotiation. Throughout this period, the UK is expected to maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership

 

Will I still be able to access funding from UK research councils?

 The UK Government has confirmed that postgraduate studentships from Research Councils UK will continue to be available to EU students beginning research courses in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 academic years. These studentships will cover the duration of their courses, even if the UK leaves the European Union during their period of study.

For more information see the statements on the UK Government website (1 December 2016 and 21 April 2017).

 

 

Will I need a visa to come and study in the UK?

EU-domiciled students and staff do not require a visa to continue studying or working at The University of Nottingham for the foreseeable future. We anticipate no change for at least two years while exit negotiations are underway.

In March 2017 the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, commencing a two-year period of negotiation. Throughout this period, the UK is expected to maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership. EU students will not be affected until national level negotiations on freedom of movement are complete.

 

Will I be able to work in the UK whilst being a student?

In March 2017 the UK Government invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, commencing a two-year period of negotiation. Throughout this period, the UK is expected to maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership. Any changes to working rights in the UK will be decided by the UK Government as part of these negotiations.

 

Will my family be able to come with me?
Once the UK Government invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, a two-year period of negotiation will commence. Throughout this period, the UK will maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership. Any changes to residency rights in the UK will be decided by the UK Government as part of these negotiations.
 

Will I be able to access the National Health Service?

In March 2017 the UK Government invokes Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process of leaving the EU, commencing a two-year period of negotiation. Throughout this period, the UK is expected to maintain all aspects of its current EU Membership. Any changes to access rights in the UK, including health services, will be decided by the UK Government as part of these negotiations.

Find out more about using health services in the UK.

 

 

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