Definition of an EU student

The UK government announced on 23 June 2020 that EU, other EEA and Swiss nationals will no longer be eligible for home fees or Student Finance England support for courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 and beyond, except where they have protected rights under the EU Withdrawal agreement. .

If you're an applicant from an EU country you'll pay the international fee rate if you join us from the 2021/22 academic year onward. If you're an EU citizen living in the UK with settled or pre-settled status, or an Irish national living in the UK or Ireland, you'll be eligible for UK (home) fee rate as long as the usual residency requirements are met.

See the UKCISA webpages for full details of the requirements UKCISA

Irish nationals

Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland will have their right to study and to access benefits and services preserved on a reciprocal basis under the Common Travel Area arrangement.


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