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On World Refugee Day, UK universities work together to help Syrian refugees

20 June 2016
In 2016 the founding principles ­of World Refugee Day – to commemorate 'the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees' – are more relevant than ever.

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International higher education in facts and figures

2 June 2016
Today, Universities UK and the International Unit publish International Higher Education in Facts and Figures 2016, a handy booklet with key stats on international students and higher education.

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The implications of Brexit on Irish higher education

1 March 2016
Ned Costello of the Irish Universities Association presents his take on the implications of a Brexit.

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A message from international students

15 December 2015
The views of thousands of international undergraduate students expressed in new research commissioned by the International Unit give the UK the highest satisfaction ratings amongst comparator countries.

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Global Indian talent: made in Britain

11 November 2015
A recent British Council event reminded us that #IndiaMatters. Yet, the reality in UK HE remains uncertain.

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The Home Secretary’s speech – the implications for international students

7 October 2015
From the universities’ perspective, we agree with the Home Secretary that care must be taken to ensure that students are genuine and that there is mechanisms in place to prevent overstaying.

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Correcting misleading portrayals of international students

8 June 2015
A recent article in the Sunday Telegraph portrays a misleading picture of international university students who come to the UK.