Education Committee

The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education inquiry

Inquiry status: open

Deadline for written submissions was Friday 16 December 2016.

 

Scope of the inquiry

The Education Committee invites written submissions on the following issues:

  • The likely impact of the UK exiting the EU on EU students studying in England
  • What protections should be in place for existing EU students and staff
  • The future of the Erasmus+ programme following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU
  • Risks and opportunities for UK students
  • How changes to freedom of movement rules may affect students and academics in English higher education institutions
  • How to ensure UK universities remain competitive after the withdrawal of the UK from the EU
  • What the Government's priorities should be during negotiations for the UK to exit the EU with regard to students and staff at higher education institutions
  • What steps the Government should take to mitigate any possible risks and take advantage of any opportunities
Terms of reference: The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education

Latest evidence

  • 11 Jan 2017 - The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF325 KB) HC 683 | Published 01 Feb 2017

    Evidence given by Professor Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law, University of Cambridge, Professor Alastair Buchan, Head of Brexit Strategy, University of Oxford, Professor Alistair Fitt, Vice-Chancellor, Oxford Brookes University, Professor John Latham, Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University and Chair, University AllianceDr Anne Corbett, Associate, LSE Enterprise, Professor Stephanie Haywood, President, Engineering Professors’ Council, Professor Lyndal Roper, Regius Professor of History, University of Oxford, Professor Margret Wintermantel, President, German Academic Exchange Service, Dr Georg Krawietz, London Director, German Academic Exchange Service

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  • 25 Jan 2017 - The impact of exiting the European Union on higher education - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF322 KB) HC 683 | Published 27 Jan 2017

    Evidence given by Dr Jo Beall, Director Education and Society, British Council, Rosie Birchard, Director of External Relations, Erasmus Student Network UK, Sally Hunt, General Secretary, University and College Union, Sorana Vieru, Vice-President (Higher Education), National Union of StudentsProfessor Michael Arthur, President and Provost, University College London, Dr Gavan Conlon, Partner and Head of Education and Labour Markets, London Economics, Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, Universities UK

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