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Student experience is everything when it comes to transnational education – starting with connectivity

21 November 2017
Esther Wilkinson, Head of International at Jisc, writes about the importance of connectivity for the student experience in transnational education (TNE) delivery.

Transnational education - part of the fabric of international higher education

7 November 2017
'Transnational education (TNE) is part of the fabric of higher education systems internationally' - read the key themes from the Transnational education: here to stay conference

UUKi calls for students to Go International: Stand Out

2 November 2017
UUKi launches three-year campaign Go International: Stand Out to increase the number of UK students studying, working and volunteering abroad as part of their studies.

UUK meeting with Flemish university rectors

30 October 2017
On 12 October 2017, British and Flemish rectors, vice chancellors and higher education and research stakeholders met in London to discuss shared challenges in higher education, research and student exchange.

Thinking about the future: student nursing and Erasmus

10 October 2017
Dr Sheila Cunningham, Associate Professor at Middlesex University looks at the range of benefits of Erasmus for student nurses

Recognising the value of language learning

26 September 2017
Why should we celebrate languages? On the European Day of Languages, Fiona Waye, Senior Policy Lead - Inclusion, Equality and Diversity at Universities UK shares her thoughts on why learning languages matters.

Universities UK and the Association of Universities in the Netherlands sign a joint statement of cooperation

25 September 2017
UUK and the Association of Universities in the Netherlands sign a joint statement agreeing on the need for continued collaboration post-Brexit

The role of the international academic community in shaping global campuses and classrooms

20 September 2017
How can international academic staff contribute to globalising our campuses and classrooms? Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) and Dr Dean Hristov, Global Talent Research Analyst from Bournemouth University offer their opinion

GCRF: Don’t judge a book by its cover (or title)

15 September 2017
Rachael Sara-Kennedy, Head of International Partnerships at UUKi argues that the connection between research and the overseas development assistance is vital.

Reaction to the government’s plans to assess impact of international students

25 August 2017
Universities UK CEO, Alistair Jarvis, comments on on the news that the UK government is to commission a detailed assessment of the social and economic impact of international students in the UK