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ExPat and 'Normal Residence'
She may be classed as a home student for fees if the family is living outside the UK unavoidable and temporarily because of a parent's employment.
You may need to make the case to the university.
and in particular:
I am not sure if student loans would be available. You should contact SFE:
Universities decide fee status based on the guidelines, case law and detailed information provided by the applicant. Generally, a university will not make a determination until after an application has been received through UCAS and the offer of a place on academic grounds has been made.
I hope this helps. (I have tended to assume that you are looking at England. Please be aware that the rules vary slightly between the four UK countries.)