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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.

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

Thinking about the future: student nursing and Erasmus

10 October 2017
Dr Sheila Cunningham, Associate Professor at Middlesex University looks at the range of benefits of Erasmus for student nurses

Recognising the value of language learning

26 September 2017
Why should we celebrate languages? On the European Day of Languages, Fiona Waye, Senior Policy Lead - Inclusion, Equality and Diversity at Universities UK shares her thoughts on why learning languages matters.

Universities UK and the Association of Universities in the Netherlands sign a joint statement of cooperation

25 September 2017
UUK and the Association of Universities in the Netherlands sign a joint statement agreeing on the need for continued collaboration post-Brexit

The role of the international academic community in shaping global campuses and classrooms

20 September 2017
How can international academic staff contribute to globalising our campuses and classrooms? Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) and Dr Dean Hristov, Global Talent Research Analyst from Bournemouth University offer their opinion

GCRF: Don’t judge a book by its cover (or title)

15 September 2017
Rachael Sara-Kennedy, Head of International Partnerships at UUKi argues that the connection between research and the overseas development assistance is vital.