University Challenge - The Future of Learning: ITV News Central Series

Our special series looks at how June's EU Referendum result could affect universities and students in the Midlands. There are fears that British students could eventually have to pay significantly more to study abroad. And back home, universities say they're concerned about losing funding, staff and students.

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'We'll have the best people in the world coming over'

Universities in the Midlands have expressed concern that being outside of the EU could mean we lose European staff.

But one Leave campaigner says a departure from the EU - and the resulting end to free movement - could make it easier for global talent to come to the UK.

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Watch: Students on why they chose to apply abroad

This week on ITV News Central we're looking at the increasing number of British students going to Europe to study - and the impact Brexit might have on those wishing to go abroad.

Karandeep from Nottingham studied dentistry at Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland, while Katie from Hereford chose to apply to university in Amsterdam.

They told ITV News Central what was behind their decision.

Watch: Potential benefits to studying in Europe

Doing your full undergraduate degree in Europe can be financially beneficial, with cheaper or no tuition fees and lower living costs.

But what are the other benefits?

Careers Advisor Cerys Evans tells ITV News Central what advantages a European education can provide.

Guide: Tuition Fees for EU and Non-EU students across Europe

Britain's departure from the EU could affect the fees British students pay to study abroad.

Here's your interactive map to undergraduate tuition fees across Europe - and how they differ for EU and Non-EU students.

See full details from the European Commission here.

More on this on our series, 'University Challenge: The Future of Learning', tonight at 6pm.

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Watch: Future of universities and students after Brexit

On ITV News Central next week, we'll have a special series looking at how the EU Referendum result could affect universities and students in the Midlands.

There are fears that British students could eventually have to pay significantly more to study abroad. And back home, universities in the region have told ITV News Central they're concerned about losing funding - and having staff and students poached.

See below for a sneak preview.

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