UCL and Brexit


Support for the UCL community

Information for all our staff and students about the impact of Brexit on your rights and access to EU funded programmes.

UCL is a global university through our outlook, people and enduring international partnerships. Our EU staff and students are our first priority in our approach to Brexit, and since the EU referendum result we have been engaging the UK government to protect your rights.

This page provides practical advice for our staff and students, including prospective students, as well as links to further information.

Latest government update - Sep 19

For the latest information on getting ready for Brexit on 31 October 2019, go to www.gov.uk/brexit

For some background information on UCL's position with regards to Brexit, view the statements from UCL about the referendum outcome, including a video message from UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur.

FAQs for students

This page provides practical advice for current and for prospective students coming from the EU.

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FAQs for staff

This page provides practical advice for our current staff, as well as links to further information.

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Immigration Loans

This loan from UCL is for eligible UCL employees to obtain immigration law advice and to make certain immigration applications for themselves and their immediate dependants.

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Applying for EU research funding

Following withdrawal from the Union, the UK will continue to participate in the Union programmes financed by the MMF, including Horizon 2020, until the end of 2020. Find out what support is available to apply. 

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Brexit Mitigation Group (BMG)

The Brexit Mitigation Group (BMG) is UCL’s high-level working group that seeks to anticipate, plan for and mitigate the impact of Brexit on UCL as an institution.

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For some background on UCL's position regarding Brexit, view the forums that took place before and just after the referendum, where UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur and a panel of the university’s senior leaders discussed, with UCL staff and students, what Brexit may mean for UCL. View event summary and resources: