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Reports and information notes from UUK International.

UK Strategy for Outward Student Mobility 2017-2020

Report
26 April 2017
New UK Strategy for Outward Student Mobility aims to double the percentage of UK-domiciled, full-time, first degree students who undertake international placements as part of their higher education programmes to just over 13% of students by 2020.

Free trade report front cover

Can free trade agreements enhance opportunities for UK higher education after Brexit?

Report
25 April 2017
The inclusion of higher education and research commitments in future free trade agreements could strengthen the position of UK higher education internationally.

International research collaboration after Brexit report

International research collaboration after the UK leaves the European Union

Report
25 April 2017
International collaboration is integral to creating world class research with impact, and it is vital that UK-based researchers have the ability, support and resources to collaborate with the best partners – wherever they may be.

HERB – Lords second reading

Parliamentary briefing: Lords Amendment 156 to the Higher Education and Research Bill

Briefing
7 April 2017
Our briefing for MPs ahead of the Higher Education and Research Bill returning to the House of Commons for the consideration of Lords amendments, focusing on Amendment 150 regarding international students and staff.

Horizon 2020: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission January 2017

3 April 2017
UUKi's response to the European Commission's public consultation on the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.

Erasmus+: Interim Evaluation - UUKi's Submission March 2017

3 April 2017
Following the introduction of Erasmus+ in 2014, The European Commission is carrying out an Interim Evaluation of the programme. The experience of 50 UK institutions are summarised in this response.

Singaporean private education sector: Regulatory reform

24 March 2017
This information note sets out a series of changes to the regulation of the private education sector in Singapore, introduced by the Committee for Private Education (CPE) in October 2016.

PhD Student Outward Mobility: Perceived Barriers and Benefits

Report
17 March 2017
Findings of a focus group on PhD student outward mobility structured around four broad themes: motivations and perceived benefits of mobility; perceived challenges and barriers to mobility; attitudes to mobility and information, communication and support.

Launch of new Brazilian internationalisation programme: ‘More science, more development’

10 March 2017
New Brazilian internationalisation programme ‘More science, more development’ is due to launch in August 2017. UK universities are advised to refer to details in this information note around the new programme and to note recommended actions.

Gone International: mobility works

Report
2 March 2017
​This report by Universities UK International compares the academic attainment and employment outcomes of mobile and non-mobile first degree undergraduate students who completed their studies at the end of the 2014–15 academic year.