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Fees for UK national at UK boarding school but have been living overseas

Mar 2019

I am currently studying at a UK boarding school and have been so for the last four years. I will apply for university next year. Both my parents are UK nationals who moved overseas for work six years ago. Will I be eligible for home fees?

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Answer

You may not necessarily be eligible for home fees, as boarding school is not always classed as residence in the UK. Residence takes precedence over citizenship when deciding fees status. 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. It's not possible to predict definitively what decision a university will make. You could contact SFE for more information.

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