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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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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.

 News and opinion

New research from UUKi: UK Universities and International Innovation launched by Jo Johnson in Shanghai

27 September 2016
New research from UUKi about UK universities and international innovation was recently launched by Jo Johnson in Shanghai on his official visit to China.

Universities UK: We are international

13 September 2016
As thousands of higher education professionals prepare to gather in Liverpool for this year’s EAIE conference, our Director Vivienne Stern discusses the cloud of uncertainty that is Brexit for the higher education sector.

 Blog

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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.

 Past events