Protecting what matters – What’s at stake for individuals in the Brexit talks
April 20, 2018 by Culture, Europe and External Affairs Communications Team No Comments
Case Study – Nikki, 23, Student, Aberdeen
Nikki is studying Sociology at university and works for a charity providing support to victims of rape.
Nikki is concerned about how Brexit will impact on her future career prospects:
“Definitely affecting my future job prospects. Now that I’m doing my masters and looking to do a PhD, is it going to be more competitive now and potentially there will be less scholarships.
“There is not going to be as much EU funding for Universities, especially in research based doctorates, so there could be less scholarships. A lot less opportunities to go to EU to do a PhD, no idea about what costs may be. Say I was doing a PhD in the UK and there was an opportunity, conference, interesting organisation, the chances to be invited could be reduced as I potentially may not be an EU citizen.”