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Brexit: Analysis and FAQs

Page last updated on 7 January 2020 (updated all FAQ sections).

On 20 December 2019, Parliament passed the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill to leave the EU on 31 January 2020. The bill will now continue to journey through the House of Commons and Lords and will become law before 29 January. A transition period will be in place after 31 January until the end of 2020. These pages will continue to be updated with further developments.

Online security

It is possible that online scammers may try to take advantage of any Brexit-related disruption. Please take note of the advice about online security available from UIS.

Key contacts for staff and students

  • The University’s International Student Office provides advice on a range of student-related immigration matters for applicants, students and their family members.


  • The HR Compliance Team have significant experience in assisting with immigration applications.


  • The Cambridge Research Office provides advice on the impact of Brexit on EU grants, research projects and collaborations. For further information please contact the EU team on using the email title 'Brexit query'.


  • If students have a query not answered by the FAQs, they should contact the Tutor or Senior Tutor in their college.