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Clarification announced for EU students applying to study in UK from 2019

by Ray Clancy on July 31, 2018

Students from the European Union starting university and college courses in England next year will still be eligible for Government backed loans to cover tuition fees until they graduate, it has been confirmed.

With a lot of certainty still existing over the impact of Brexit on students, the Department of Education has confirmed that the maximum tuition fees will be frozen for a second year in a row and financial support will continue.

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The move has been welcomed by universities as it means that students from EU countries can now apply for courses for the 2019/2020 academic year knowing that they will not have to pay their fees upfront.

Alistair Jarvis, chief executive of Universities UK, said that EU students make an important contribution to institutions in Britain yet have been facing a lot of uncertainty due to Brexit. [click to continue…]

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