One Year On: What Are Students Saying About Brexit?

One Year On: What Are Students Saying About Brexit?

Joseph Birdsey

Updated September 4, 2023 Updated September 04

After a long and divisive campaign, the United Kingdom announced on June 24th 2016 that it was to begin the slow process of withdrawing its membership from the European Union. The run-up to the vote had left both the country’s public and politicians deeply divided on the issue, and one year on the dust is still yet to settle.

The UK has long been a hugely popular destination for international students, but the uncertainty triggered by Brexit has caused some to speculate as to whether this will continue to be the case. We took to the streets of London to find out how students in the UK are feeling, and what they make of Brexit one year on. Click through the slideshow below to find out what they had to say.

This article was originally published in July 2017 . It was last updated in September 2021

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Jo is part of QS's social media team. He also writes content for the site, and holds a BA English degree from Goldsmiths, University of London.


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