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Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students

As we approach the scheduled date of the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 October 2019, there remains a significant level of uncertainty around the UK’s exit and the future shape of UK-EU relations. A dedicated website has been established to provide information and support to both staff and students and to help keep you up to date with the latest developments in the Brexit negotiations.

Brexit: Advice for Staff and Students

Brexit: Insight and Analysis

Informed by years of internationally-recognised research excellence, Queen’s on Brexit brings together leading academics from Queen’s University who can provide an authoritative voice on the Brexit process, the many policy areas affected by Brexit, and the subsequent impact on Northern Ireland, the island of Ireland, the UK and the EU-27.

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EU flag and London Phonebooth
Border issues

Brexit: the manifestos uncovered

December 2019 - When it comes to Brexit, what stands out from the various offerings is the sheer breadth of what is on offer. From getting it done to cancelling it altogether, from a relatively loose relationship with the EU to continued membership.

Dr Katy Hayward
The UK in a Changing Europe

Brexit in Scrabble pieces
Border issues

Breakup of UK a price worth paying for Brexit, say Leave voters in poll

November 2019 - A large majority of Leave voters think the breakup of the United Kingdom is a price worth paying for Brexit, according to a Sky News poll.

Dr Katy Hayward
Sky News

Parliament buildings at Stormont
Border issues

The DUP knows it will have to carry the burden of Brexit

October 2019 - The very existence of Northern Ireland means that a “clean break” Brexit was never possible. A hard, sharp Brexit for the whole of the UK cannot be done without causing fatal damage to the union.

Dr Katy Hayward
The Guardian

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Research Activity

As an institution, Queen’s has a long-standing history of research into European integration, with our academics offering key insight into the work of several high-profile Brexit research projects.

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