Brexit update: current students from the EU already studying in Scotland

Information for current students from the EU already studying in Scotland

Student Funding

Despite the UK leaving the European Union on 31 January 2020, the Scottish Government have confirmed that current nationals from the EU27 member states will continue to access existing funding arrangements during the intended length of their studies.

Immigration

The withdrawal agreement which facilitates the UK’s departure from the European Union on 31 January 2020 includes an agreement on citizens' rights during the transitional/implementation period which will be in place until 31 December 2020. During this time, EU, non-EU EEA and Swiss citizens can come to, or remain in, the UK on the same basis as they were able to prior to the UK’s departure from the EU.

If your studies will end after the end of any transition period (i.e. 31 December 2020) or you wish to remain in the UK beyond this point for any other reason you will need to apply by 30 June 2021 for immigration permission in the UK under a scheme designed by the UK government known as the EU Settlement Scheme. You will need to do this if you wish to remain in the UK after the end of the transitional/implementation period, or otherwise apply under another category of the immigration rules.

Should you require any guidance or have any questions, our Visa and International Support team is here to help. Please email internationalsupport@napier.ac.uk 

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