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Why UK higher education is attractive to international students

16 January 2017
As part of the Global Britain week on Education, Vivienne Stern looks at why UK higher education is attractive to international students and reflects on UK TNE around the world.

International student recruitment - charting the Brexit effect

15 December 2016
Aaron Porter is the Director of Insights for the Hotcourses Group, discusses the key findings from monitoring trends in searches to the UK and how we are faring against global competition.

UK-bound Indian student recruitment figures grow for the first time since 2010

6 December 2016
Recent Home Office figures show a 6% increase in the number of Indian students receiving visas, compared to the same period last year. Is this a significant turning point in Indian student recruitment, after years of declining numbers?

UK and Germany: student exchange and joint research continue

6 December 2016
Last month, UUK President Dame Julia Goodfellow visited Berlin and UUK's partner organisation, the German Rectors' Conference Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK), for the first time since the UK's vote to leave the EU in June 2016.

For the first time UK becomes host country for Argentinian government scholarship programme

11 November 2016
For the first time UK becomes host country for Argentinian government scholarship programme. Inclusion in BEC.AR programme reflects developing relationship between the two countries.

Vivienne Stern, Director of UUKi, on staying international in a post-Brexit UK

4 November 2016
Vivienne Stern speaks to Student.com about bolstering the reputation of UK universities abroad, the best ways to engage with international students and navigating Brexit in the best way possible for students and universities alike.

New research from UUKi: UK Universities and International Innovation launched by Jo Johnson in Shanghai

27 September 2016
New research from UUKi about UK universities and international innovation was recently launched by Jo Johnson in Shanghai on his official visit to China.

Universities UK: We are international

13 September 2016
As thousands of higher education professionals prepare to gather in Liverpool for this year’s EAIE conference, our Director Vivienne Stern discusses the cloud of uncertainty that is Brexit for the higher education sector.

UKIERI’s new calls for research funding now open

26 August 2016
The announcement of calls for funding research signals the beginning of the third phase of the UK-India Education & Research Initiative (UKIERI).

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Universities UK endorses EUA's statement on suspension of education staff in Turkey

20 July 2016
Responding to the suspension of over 15,000 education staff in Turkey, we fully endorse and concur with the statement released by the European University Association.