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Universities UK International

UUKi is the international arm of Universities UK, representing UK universities and acting​ in their collective interests​ globally​. We​ actively promote universities abroad, provide trusted informa​tion for and about them, and create new opportunities for the sector.

News and opinion

Read about our latest research, news and events along with opinion pieces on international higher education.

Brexit and UK universities

The latest news and advice for universities and students following the UK’s vote to leave the EU.


The latest conferences, workshops and webinars on international higher education

Networks and specialist communities

We bring together staff from across the sector with a shared interest in a specific world region or thematic area of university internationalisation.
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Funding and opportunities

Information on the government-sponsored funds we support, our Student Support Service and the international delegations we coordinate.
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HEGlobal – transnational education

HEGlobal is a joint initiative between Universities UK International and the British Council to empower UK universities' transnational education (TNE) activity.
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Outward student mobility

Our Go International programme works with UK universities to increase the number of UK-domiciled students who enjoy an international experience as part of their education.

Research and publications

Reports and information notes from UUK International.

About Universities UK International

Universities UK International actively promotes and represents UK universities abroad.

International student recruitment

We work with organisations including the British Council to encourage UK university international student recruitment.

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 News and opinion

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.

Mapping UK-Gulf connections in higher education and research

14 December 2017
Our report on UK-GCC higher education engagement reveals increase in transnational education and research. Emily Judson, Policy Officer, Middle East North Africa, shares key findings of the report and suggests tips for future collaboration.

Using mobility as a tool to close the attainment gap and equip the workforce of tomorrow

12 December 2017
Sandra Kerr OBE, Race Equalities Director at Business in the Community welcomes UUKi's toolkit of recommendations for universities to widen participation in outward mobility programmes.

Student experience is everything when it comes to transnational education – starting with connectivity

21 November 2017
Esther Wilkinson, Head of International at Jisc, writes about the importance of connectivity for the student experience in transnational education (TNE) delivery.