Education Commission invites contributions on the impact of Brexit on UK Higher Education

Posted by pt91 at Nov 02, 2016 04:26 PM |
Written submissions should be made by 11 November

The Education Commission is assessing the impact of Brexit on UK Higher Education. To this end, it is accepting written submissions.

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.

All colleagues are invited to take part in this inquiry. The deadline is 11 November 2016.

You can find more information, as well as the submission tool, here: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/education-committee/inquiries/parliament-2015/brexit-impact-higher-education-16-17/

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