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PhD Student Outward Mobility: Perceived Barriers and Benefits

Report
17 March 2017

Universities UK International conducted a focus group on PhD student outward mobility on 1 December 2016. The focus group discussion was structured around four broad themes: motivations and perceived benefits of mobility; perceived challenges and barriers to mobility; attitudes to mobility and information, communication and support.

The report contains the key findings that emerged from the focus group discussion and recommendations for providers of scholarship schemes and for UK universities.

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