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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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Transnational education (TNE)

We champion the UK’s leading position in delivering degrees around the world, supporting universities’ strategic TNE ambitions and activities.
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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

Higher education and displaced people: what can your institution do?

7 March 2018
Only 1% of displaced people are in higher education. This loss of individual opportunity and human potential is immense. But how can UK universities address a problem of this scale? Ahead of publishing a new report, Gordon Slaven shares some thoughts.

Australian and British university leaders look to map out post-Brexit ties

5 March 2018
Ahead of the Brexit process, Australian and British university leaders and peak bodies will seek to “turbo charge” existing university sector collaborations and map out opportunities to add to them.

Why you should join us at the International Higher Education Forum

1 March 2018
Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, sets out why you should attend the International Higher Education Forum on 14 March.

Reaching and educating students across the globe through immersive online experiences

26 February 2018
Well delivered high-quality online initiatives will not only increase student numbers and diversify balance sheets, they will also keep our exceptional higher education sector at the vanguard of the world, writes Rajay Naik, CEO of Keypath Education.

Facing down maximum uncertainty: strategies for Brexit

20 February 2018
Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education at UCL and Director of ESRC/HEFCE Centre for Global Higher Education shares his perspective on how universities can start developing their Brexit strategies.