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Fees for a UK student with parents working on the earthquake recovery in NZ
If you can prove that you have been out of the country for a temporary period due to your employment then you may be considered an ordinarily resident and so liable for the home fee.
The university will make the ultimate determination based on guidelines, case law and, in particular, the case you make for home fees status.
You have said that you reside in the UK but I must point out that the rules vary between the four UK countries.
Please look at the UKCISA website at:
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You can contact the funding bodies now - Student Finance England for England, SAAS for Scotland etc.
A university is not likely to state the fee status of an individual until an application has been received and an offer made on academic grounds.
It is in your interests to provide full information to universities to assist the process.
I hope this helps.