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Facing down maximum uncertainty: strategies for Brexit

20 February 2018
Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education at UCL and Director of ESRC/HEFCE Centre for Global Higher Education shares his perspective on how universities can start developing their Brexit strategies.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP)

13 February 2018
​Since 2014, Switzerland has been supporting mobility and cooperation activities in Europe through the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP). Amanda Crameri, Head of the Higher Education Sector at Movetia tells us more about the programme.

UPP Foundation grants UUKi £70k for student mobility project

6 February 2018
UPP Foundation and Universities UK International (UUKi) are delighted to announce a new partnership supporting UUKi’s work to encourage UK students to study, work or volunteer abroad.

Recipients of £2.25million UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants announced

6 February 2018
UUKi has announced the recipients of the new UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant scheme, funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Patterns of change in UK provision of higher education overseas

2 February 2018
New report shows scale and scope of UK higher education TNE through regional breakdowns for the first time.

Engaging with the ODA research agenda; playing the long game

2 February 2018
Rachael Sara-Kennedy, UUKi's Head of International Partnerships, writes about engaging with the opportunities the Official Development Assistance presents.

Can bringing together student mobility and widening participation benefit students and higher education providers?

26 January 2018
Professor Ella Ritchie looks at the ways in which considering widening participation and outward student mobility together can help higher education institutions overcome some of the challenges they face.

Sam Gyimah signs MoU on branch campuses with Egypt's Minister of Higher Education

23 January 2018
Representatives from the UK and Egyptian governments have signed a memorandum of understanding on international branch campuses in Egypt.

Supporting the success of forced migrants in higher education

15 January 2018
The Article 26 project has published a set of guiding principles to help support the success of forced migrants in higher education. The director of the project provides an overview of the project and the new principles.

Broadening Horizons 2017: Addressing the needs of a new generation

22 December 2017
In November 2017, the British Council's report, Broadening Horizons: Addressing the needs of a new generation, was published. Catriona Hanks, Outward Mobility Policy Lead explores the findings.