Brexit information for students

21 March 2019

We have collated a few articles and further information that may be of interest to European Union students studying in Northern Ireland and Northern Irish students studying in the Republic of Ireland.

If you have any questions or concerns about your student finance you can speak to your Education Authority for more information. 

BBC news have created a Brexit jargon-busting guide if you need to know more about any of the terminology used in these articles.

EU nationals studying in Northern Ireland

New and continuing EU national students will still have access to funding from Student Finance NI following Brexit.

Northern Ireland students studying in the Republic of Ireland

The ROI Government has confirmed that students starting eligible courses in academic year 2019 to 2020 will still to be charged fees at the lower contribution fee rate for the duration of their course (in academic year 2018 to 2019 this was €3,000).

NI students will continue to be able to apply through Student Finance NI for their student finance including a Student Contribution Loan for eligible courses in the ROI.

Read the official press release.

Northern Ireland students studying in the EU in a 'no deal' Brexit

GOV.UK have articles relating to students continuing their studies and the student finance arrangements for academic year 2018 to 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Last modified: 21 March 2019