EU Referendum – implications for current and prospective students and applicants

EU Referendum – implications for current and prospective students and applicants

Published: 29/06/2016

Update: EU Applicants for entry to the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2017

I’m delighted that the Scottish Government has confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in 2017 will be entitled to complete their studies post-Brexit without a change in fees status.

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is an outward-looking and world-class performing arts institution which values and benefits from the rich international diversity of its student and staff community and we welcome the Scottish Government’s commitment to EU students starting their studies with us here at Scotland’s national conservatoire in 2017.

Professor Jeffrey Sharkey

Principal, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

For more information on applying to RCS.


Applicants from the EU for entry in 2017/18
Eligible* EU students will have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

For more information please go to Fees and Funding or email

The Conservatoire will fully participate in the Erasmus Scheme in 2016/17 and until further notice.
If you are participating in, or about to participate in, the European Union’s Erasmus scheme, you will continue to be eligible for Erasmus grants. This will continue as normal until further notice.

Universities UK is continually updating information on their website and has created a BREXIT FAQs page which you may find useful.

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