Research and analysis

Estimating the impact of EU exit on UK higher education

Research looking at the effect of EU exit on higher education institutions in the UK.


EU exit: estimating the impact on UK higher education


The research looks at:

  • the effect of changes in the level of tuition fees on international student enrolments at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • the potential impact on EU student enrolments and associated tuition fee income resulting from:
    • the removal of tuition fee loan and grant support for EU students
    • harmonisation of tuition fees charged to EU and non-EU students
    • changes to post-study work rights for EU students
    • changes to the rights to bring dependants
Published 8 February 2021