In the fees regulations and Student Support regulations, various types of ‘migrant worker’ are defined.
Generally, the term 'worker' will include someone who is:
- employed; or
- self-employed; or
- a frontier worker who is employed or self-employed.
A frontier worker is an EEA/Swiss national who works in the UK but who resides in the territory of an EEA State other than the UK, or Switzerland, and returns to their residence in an EEA state, or Switzerland, at least once a week.