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Reassuring EU students after Brexit

Published on: 21 September 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Reassuring EU students after Brexit
  • Dame Julia Goodfellow, Universities UK President, is urging ministers to provide guarantees regarding EU students applying for UK degrees in 2017. What options in relation to loans and grants are currently available to EU students?
  • Are universities unable to provide information about the fees they will charge EU students? If so, why is this the case?
  • Does the ambiguity surrounding the form of Brexit prevent ministers offering any guarantees?
  • What impact will a reduction in the number of EU students (if that happens) have on UK universities’ reputation globally?
  • Does the recently released higher education White Paper address any of the issues raised in this interview?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: How can the government and UK universities reassure EU students following the decision to leave the EU? Nichola Carter, director and principal solicitor at Carter Thomas, says there is already widespread concern that any reduction in the number of EU students could have a significant effect on some universities. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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