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Universities UK and the French University Presidents’ Conference sign joint declaration

20 June 2017
UUK, on behalf of the British higher education sector, and the French University Presidents’ Conference (CPU) on behalf of their French counterparts, sign a joint declaration of cooperation.

British and Australian university leaders meet to discuss expanded cooperation

26 May 2017
British and Australian university leaders held high-level talks in London yesterday on expanded cooperation between the two nations.

QAA launches UAE country report

25 May 2017
QAA launches UAE country report

Asking the difficult questions is an important step in supporting LGBT staff abroad

23 May 2017
Pete Mercer from Stonewall discusses the implications of delivering overseas provision for universities in how they support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) staff.

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.

From ‘Global Schoolhouse’ to a diverse sector driven by local needs

23 March 2017
Joe Taylor takes us through Singapore’s changing HE policy landscape.

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.