EU Referendum information
As you will be aware, UK voters opted to leave the European Union in a Referendum on 23 June 2016.
We will update this page with important information on the impact of the vote for EU students as it becomes available.
Sheffield welcomes international students
4 July 2016
Prominent leaders and politicians in Sheffield including Sheffield Hallam Vice-Chancellor Professor Chris Husbands have united to send out a strong message that we are a global city which warmly welcomes students from all over the world.
A statement highlighting the city’s commitment to international students and celebrating the positive cultural and economic impact they have on the city was issued at the national conference of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKISA) in Sheffield last week (29 June - 1 July 2016).
Read the statement in full here.
Sheffield Hallam University's Vice Chancellor's statement on the EU Referendum results
24 June 2016
"Whilst we await clarity on some key specific issues, it is very clear that the implications of this result will be profound: extending beyond the market, economic and political turbulence of the next days and weeks.
"The vote to leave the EU does not mean there will be any immediate material change to the UK university sector’s participation in EU programmes such as Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+, nor to the immigration status of current and prospective EU students and staff.
"Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty foresees a two-year negotiation process between the UK and other Member States, during which time the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU will be decided.
"Until that process completes, the UK remains a member of the EU, and we expect the University's academic collaborations across the EU to continue.
"Therefore, I can confirm that Sheffield Hallam will not change tuition fees for EU students that have already been published for 2016/17.
"There will be other impacts on the University, but it will take us some time to work them through. As policy develops, it will be vital for the University to act in a consistent and measured way.
"Our engagement with the world remains as strong and important as ever."