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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

How are international students ambassadors for their UK experience?

24 August 2017
What happens to international students when they return home? How do they put what they learned into practice, and how are they ambassadors for their UK experience?

Enabling mobility for those who have the most to gain

3 August 2017
Placing student voices at the centre of efforts to widen participation in outward mobility is crucial. Katherine Allinson shares her thoughts on why it's important to enable outward mobility for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Why it matters that UK higher education says #WeAreInternational

1 August 2017
Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Sheffield shares his opinion on why the UK higher education sector must say #WeAreInternational

Strengthening ties between Colombia and the UK

1 August 2017
On Friday 28 July, UUKi and UK higher education institution representatives met with the Embassy of Colombia to discuss the potential for large scale engagement between the Colombian and UK higher education sectors.

Tackling global crises through research

21 July 2017
UK universities are going to collaborate with developing countries to address some of the world's most serious challenges through a new multi-disciplinary research programme

Real-time data shows positive policy helping UK offset decline in EU demand

13 July 2017
Katie Duncan, Head of Communications, Hotcourses Group shares how real-time data is showing that positive policy is helping the UK offset the decline in demand from prospective EU students