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Universities UK International

UUKi is the international arm of Universities UK, representing UK universities and acting​ in their collective interests​ globally​. We​ actively promote universities abroad, provide trusted informa​tion for and about them, and create new opportunities for the sector.

News and opinion

Read about our latest research, news and events along with opinion pieces on international higher education.

Brexit and UK universities

The latest news and advice for universities and students following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.

Networks and specialist communities

We bring together staff from across the sector with a shared interest in a specific world region or thematic area of university internationalisation.
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Funding and opportunities

Information on the government-sponsored funds we support, our Student Support Service and the international delegations we coordinate.
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HEGlobal – transnational education

HEGlobal is a joint initiative between Universities UK International and the British Council to empower UK universities' transnational education (TNE) activity.
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Outward student mobility

Our Go International programme works with UK universities to increase the number of UK-domiciled students who enjoy an international experience as part of their education.

Research and publications

Reports and information notes from UUK International.

About Universities UK International

Universities UK International actively promotes and represents UK universities abroad.

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 News and opinion

Today, international engagement is for everyone

27 March 2017
Gordon McKenzie looks back at two IHEF 2017 sessions to explore more about opportunities for smaller and specialist institutions to engage and succeed internationally.

Why UK higher education sector must direct its energy to send our students abroad

17 March 2017
Ahead of speaking at Go International 2017 conference on 25 April, Nigel Carrington, Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Arts London, reflects on the strategic need for UK universities to promote outward student mobility.

The need for powerful #loveInternational stories

6 March 2017
Professor Dominic Shellard, Vice-Chancellor of De Montfort University, writes about the powerful stories that he has been sharing abroad and particularly in the EU to mitigate the EU referendum result.

Students work/study/volunteer abroad, have favourable outcomes

2 March 2017
UUKi's Go International programme is today releasing its third Gone International research which looks at academic attainment and employment outcomes of mobile and non-mobile first degree undergraduate students who completed their studies in 2014–15.

Widening Participation in Outward Mobility

Widening Participation in Outward Mobility

24 February 2017
Katie Allinson discusses a new project on widening participation in outward mobility, which she'll explore at the Go International 2017 conference. Here she also launches her call for examples of good practice from HEIs, for inclusion in the final toolkit