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A broad and flexible approach to outward student mobility, key to increase the number of students going abroad

10 April 2017
Katherine Allinson talked to Chris Gale from Cardiff University, to discuss the value of outward student mobility at Cardiff University and how the university is encouraging it with underrepresented groups and subjects.

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

To be world class you must be global

23 February 2017
Ahead of the International Higher Education Forum 2017, Phil Baty looks at how to measure a university’s international outlook.

How can universities better support their international student recruitment agents to maximise ROI?

7 February 2017
Martyn Edwards from IDP looks at IDP's annual study into student buying behaviour, which can provide unique insights for institutions to inform their marketing and recruitment strategies.

Photo credit: DMU

"Education is about dismantling barriers, not building them"

1 February 2017
James Gardner, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Strategic and International Partnerships at De Montfort University looks back at #DMUglobal trip to New York in January. There 1,000 of DMU students and staff declared that they are citizens of the world.

Happy 30th birthday Erasmus

25 January 2017
As we mark the 30th anniversary of Erasmus, our Policy Officer Stephanie Kleynhans discusses how much the Erasmus programme helps create university campuses that are international and multi-cultural.