Urgent! Do I need a UK Bank Account?Watch
I’m an EU citizen and I’ll be studying at the University of Nottingham this September. I applied for a student loan from the government on July and I’m currently waiting for them to send me a confirmation letter.
Yesterday the university asked me to add a UK bank account on the MyNottingham website, but the problem is that I don’t have one. The only bank account I have is an EU one (which counts as a Visa).
Is a UK bank account necessary if I’m not going to be paying the fees directly but through a loan? Is there a due date if that’s the case or can I perhaps add my already existing EU bank account instead? Also do all EU students have to make a UK bank account?
Thank you in advance and I’m sorry for so many questions! Any answer will be very much appreciated!!
You should be able to get something called a "basic" bank account fairly easily.
Not sure what will happen in future because of Brexit.