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Brexit: Analysis and FAQs

Page last updated on 13th August 2019 (information on research funding).

The EU and UK have agreed a further delay to Brexit until 31 October 2019. The Government has also confirmed that the UK would be taking part in the European Elections.

The Government is still committed to trying to leave the EU with a deal as soon as possible; unless and until it does, the default position will be to leave the European Union without a deal on 31st October 2019.

These Q&As will continue to be updated.


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.