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Student Guide

Referendum result – advice for current students

Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, the University has reinforced its commitment to remain a European university, continuing to provide one of the best student experiences in the UK and to produce world-class research.

We have developed the following student FAQs using advice from key agencies such as Universities UK and the Student Loans Company however many questions still remain.

We are mindful of the impact of this uncertainty on students and have set up an e-helpdesk. We may not have the answers immediately but will endeavour to provide as much information as we can as the situation develops.

Advice for EU students studying in the UK

Will my immigration or fee status change while I'm studying?

Your immigration status and associated fee status, as well as your access to the student loan book, have not changed as a result of the vote. This will remain the case until the Government decides otherwise. [Source: Universities UK]

Will I still receive my Student Loan?

Following the results of the referendum, the Student Loans Company (SLC) has clarified that EU nationals currently in receipt of loans and EU nationals intending to start in 2016 who have been assessed as eligible to receive loans will receive these loans for the duration of their programme. [Source: Student Loans Company]

 

Advice for EU students studying in the UK under the Erasmus programme

Is my immigration status affected?

Your immigration status has not changed, and you continue to be eligible for your Erasmus grant as allocated by your home university until at least as long as we remain a member of the EU and could well be extended beyond this.

Is my Erasmus+ funding affected?

According to a statement issued by Erasmus+, all participants and beneficiaries should continue with their Erasmus+ funded activities and preparation for the published application deadlines in 2016 and 2017.

The UK National Agency will continue to manage and deliver the programme across the UK.

Read the statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, for more information. [Source: Erasmus+]

 

Advice for UK students studying in the EU and elsewhere under the Erasmus programme

Is my immigration status affected?

Your immigration status has not changed, and you continue to be eligible for your Erasmus grant until at least as long as we remain a member of the EU and could well be extended beyond this.

Is my Erasmus+ funding affected?

According to a statement issued by Erasmus+, all participants and beneficiaries should continue with their Erasmus+ funded activities and preparation for the published application deadlines in 2016 and 2017.

The UK National Agency will continue to manage and deliver the programme across the UK.

Read the statement from Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, for more information. [Source: Erasmus+]

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