Brexit and UK universities

We are working with our members, the university sector and government on the implications for universities and students of the UK leaving the EU. 

UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement 

The UK government has reached an agreement with the European Union on a future relationship.The wide-reaching agreement has several implications for universities, their staff and students. 

Find out more

Brexit webinars

Turing Scheme: webinar for international higher education organisations

(filmed 25 March 2021)

EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement 

(filmed 14 January 2021)

Immigration rules in the UK from 1 January onwards 

(filmed 3 November 2020)

Erasmus+ and preparing for the end of the transition period 

 (filmed 5 November 2020)

On the Universities UK International Youtube channel, you can find our past webinars from our policy colleagues relating to the end of the transition period.


Brexit day is here; but where next for the UK's immigration system?

31 January 2020
On the day that the UK leaves the European Union, UUK's Karmjit Kaur sets out what immigration reforms are needed to ensure the system is fit for purpose.


UUK response on Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

26 December 2020
UUK has welcomed further details of the Turing Scheme for students to work and study abroad

 The team

Daniel Hurley

Dan Hurley

Policy Manager
Universities UK

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Post-Brexit immigration rules in Europe

International Report
5 February 2021
This information has been commissioned with the goal to help universities’ international offices in their work of sending students abroad, as well as researchers who have to visit these countries for their research.