Our international community
Brexit may result in a range of changes over the coming years, but the friendly and multicultural atmosphere at the University of Brighton will stay the same. We have staff and students from over 150 countries around the world, and you’ll be welcomed as a valued member of our talented and inclusive community, wherever you’re from.
EU students starting courses in the 2019–20 academic year
You will pay the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of your course.
You will also be able to access the same financial support which is currently available to eligible EU students via student loans. This will remain the case for the duration of the course which you begin in 2019–20.
This includes loans covered by the undergraduate Student Support finance package, the Postgraduate Master’s Degree Loans and Postgraduate Doctoral Loan schemes.
Scholarships and bursaries
You can apply for the University of Brighton bursary and a range of scholarships if you are eligible.
Research Council PhD studentships
Research students will continue to be eligible for PhD studentships for postgraduate training support from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Research Councils.
If you’re an EEA national or relevant family member of an EEA national, you should read our information on visa and immigration requirements in the light of the UK’s impending exit from the EU.
The UK’s future participation in the ERASMUS+ programme will depend on the terms of the exit deal. The UK government has yet to finalise negotiations.
This guidance is for the sole use of University of Brighton applicants and students. It is a guide only and must be used in conjunction with the information referenced on the gov.uk website. The information in this guidance is given in good faith and has been carefully checked. However, the University of Brighton accepts no legal responsibility for its accuracy.
Starting in 2020-21
If you are an EU student starting university in England in academic year 2020–21, you will pay the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of your course.
You will also remain eligible for the undergraduate and postgraduate financial support package available to EU students through Student Finance England.
The UK government has confirmed that this will remain the case for the duration of the course which you begin in 2020–21, whether a deal for the leaving the EU is in place or not.
Read the FAQs for EU students and EEA/Swiss students on the Universities UK website.