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Viewpoint: Keeping connected in Europe after the Brexit Deal

18 Feb 2021

Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Luke Georghiou

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Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Luke Georghiou, discusses the impact of Brexit on the University community.

Uncertainty has been a running theme during the long-drawn-out process of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Initially this applied most forcefully to EU nationals worried about their future rights to study, live and work in this country (and vice-versa for their UK counterparts) but concerns also extended to whether we would be able to continue to take part in EU research and student mobility programmes and to wider issues around the potential impact of trade and regulatory change.