The UK’s standing as a centre of academic excellence is thrown into question by the referendum result. The climate of intolerance could mean the country is a less welcoming place for foreign students, research funding for universities is already ebbing away and there are fears we could see a full-scale brain drain.
Top science body warns of UK brain drain
Ministers must underwrite EU research grants says Royal Society chief
Uncertain future for Erasmus study scheme
Exclusion would have a ”stunning impact” on UK university finances, says one vice-chancellor