Guidance for EU Students

Guidance for EU Students

Information for EU students about the UK leaving the European Union

EU, EEA and Swiss students who have started /are starting their course this year and who will arrive or are already in the UK by 31 December 2020

If you arrived in the UK by 31 December 2020, apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) by 30 June 2021 to continue living in the UK. More information on the EU Settlement Scheme can be found here. There is no charge when applying for the EUSS.

You will need documentation to prove your residence such as your accommodation rental agreement, student status letter or UK bank account statement. For help on making your application please contact admin@metfilmschool.ac.uk.

If you have commenced your course online in your home country due to COVID-19, and you would otherwise be studying in the UK, you will be eligible to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme as long as you arrive in the UK by 31 December 2020.

If you are unable to arrive in the UK by 31 December 2020, you will be required to apply to the Student route under the points-based immigration system, to commence studying in the UK. More information on the EU Settlement Scheme can be found here. ​More information on the UK’s new points-based immigration system can be found here.

EU, EEA and Swiss students who have started/are starting their course this year but have deferred travel until next year

If you are unable to enter the UK by 31 December 2020 and will arrive in the UK from 1 January 2021, you will need to apply for a student visa through the new points-based immigration system before you travel to the UK. Further guidance for EU, EEA and Swiss students can be found here.