today there are about 20,000 britons in Sweden. Many have lived here for several years and some have established family in the country. In the present situation, can the british working and studying in Sweden, but when the Uk leaves the EU, it does affect many lives.
"I can't afford to continue studying in Sweden," says Joshua Carr, 25 years old and student from Staffordshire, united kingdom.
When he applied for an international course in design, at linnaeus university in Växjö, he had no plans to return to the Uk. The course is three years and even now, after half a year, " says Joshua Carr that he may have to move home again. Because he is not a Swedish citizen loses he is probably right to the CSN loans and grants, which makes it too expensive for him to continue reading for a master's degree.
citizenship the person needs to have lived in Sweden for at least five years or in three years with a partner. Joshua Carr feels that the situation is hopeless because he has not lived here in more than half a year. To stay he is considering marrying.
"I have a partner I would be able to marry, but the problem is that we do not live at the same address, it is a difficult question but I really want to stay here," he says.
Britain is expected to leave the EU 29 march this year. Depending on if we get a hard or soft Brexit will Joshua Carr look for different solutions. To pay out of his own purse for his education he can't afford with, therefore, he says that the authorities will determine his future.
– Because the Swedish authorities pay for my education, should they want to keep me in the country, it would mean that their investments were not entirely in vain, " says Joshua Carr.
he reads are not in the home country. Similarly, he has built up a social network in Sweden, which he believes would be painful to leave. But above all, he is worried about how the relationship with his girlfriend will degenerate because she still lives in Sweden.
"My partner does not want to stay in the Uk, which would make it difficult for us to build a future together," says Joshua Carr.
Right now I'm leaning towards that he will move home again. The hope is to avoid having to do it but today he has no concrete plan on how it would go. The goal is to return to Sweden in the future because he likes it better here than in their home country.
"I will do everything I can to stay," says Joshua Carr.
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