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EU Referendum

Advice for EU students

EU and UK flagsThe University of Salford has a strong community of EU students studying at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level. We look forward to welcoming EU students for this year and beyond.

On the 23 June 2016 the UK Referendum resulted in a decision to leave the European Union.
This page provides information to applicants and students as the UK goes through the Brexit negotiations.

EU students applying to study in September 2017 and 2018

For EU students wanting to apply to study in September 2017, and September 2018 there is no immediate change to your status in terms of fees and immigration status.

  • Student Loans: The Student Loans Company have confirmed that the rules for EU nationals to access loans and/or grants will be unchanged for those applying for university places in 2017 to 2018 academic year. You can read the details at
  • EU students applying will still have access to student funding support and their eligibility will continue throughout their course, even if the UK exits the EU during that period.
    Please see for details
  • Tuition Fees: You will pay the same tuition fees as UK students for the duration of your course
  • EU students applying for a PhD in 2017/18 and 2018/10 will continue to be eligible for Research Council studentships to help fund their studies for the full duration of their course. You can read the details at
  • Immigration: There is no immediate change to your immigration status

EU students who began their studies in September 2016

For current EU and students who began their studies in September 2016 there is no immediate change to your status.

The University will continue to monitor information from the UK Government throughout the coming months and we will continue to publish updated information as any changes occur.

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