This intranet page has been set up to provide information on the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union. Information will be available here for staff which will be updated as and when more information becomes available.
If you have any questions please speak to your line manager in the first instance or email email@example.com
Settlement Scheme for EU citizens
The UK government has committed to protect the rights of EU citizens and their family members currently living in the UK after the UK leaves the UK on 29 March 2019. This includes the right to live here, work here and access public services such as healthcare and benefits.
To retain these rights after 31 December 2020, EU citizens must apply for UK immigration status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Further detail on the Settlement Scheme can be found at GOV.UK.
The Scheme fully launches to the public by 30 March 2019.
Irish citizens enjoy a right of residence in the UK that is not reliant on the UK’s membership of the EU. They will not be required to apply for status under the EU Settlement Scheme.
The Prime Minster triggered article 50 on 29 March 2017. EU staff immigration status has not changed as a result of the vote to leave the European Union. This will remain the case unless the Government decides otherwise. You may find the following useful:
Advisory Group Europe
The University has established the Advisory Group Europe to monitor and advise the Principal and University Leadership Team on emerging policy and constitutional developments including key risks, opportunities, and options for Edinburgh Napier.
Naomi Graham - Vice Principal, International (Convenor)
Finlay MacCorquodale - Policy Adviser
Andrew Quickfall - Head of Planning & Business Intelligence
Alan McLachlan - Head of Student Recruitment & Admissions
Campbell Millar - Head of Engagement
We’re running Brexit briefings for all staff on 21 February. University solicitors Anderson Strathern will be on hand to provide an update on immigration issues and the Settled Status Scheme.
Sighthill |12.30pm – 2pm | 3.D.14
Merchiston | 3pm - 4.30pm | F12
Latest public statements on the University website
UK Government - Department for Exiting the European Union
UK Research Office