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Fees for international with British passport

Feb 2019

I am looking at studying in the UK and was wondering if I have a British passport, do I still have to pay international fees? Or will I have to apply for residency? I was told by my university that I will pay home fees and am eligible for a student loan. I just wanted more insight on this topic as I've been told I'm considered as an international.


The rules are that you should have been a resident in the UK for the three years immediately prior to starting university to qualify for home fees. Residence is more important than citizenship. Universities make decisions on fee status after an application has been made and the offer of a place on academic grounds has been made. Take a look at our information on fees and finance, and read more about eligibility for financial support. 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. Universities can make different decisions as it is a matter of interpretation.

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