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India higher education policy update: August - November 2017

Report
21 November 2017

This document provides information on policy developments in Indian higher education and the implications for UK universities. 

The note looks at the plan to create 20 ‘World Class’ universities and a new regulatory body. It also discusses the University Grant Commission’s (UGC) plan to increase the number of foreign faculty members. There is an insight into the performance of Indian institutions in the 2018 Times Higher Education world university​ rankings. 










News

Comres poll: public views on international students

New ComRes poll: majority of British public would like to see the same number or more international students

13 April 2017
Nearly three-quarters (73%) of the British public would like to see the same number or more international students coming to study in the UK, after discovering the contribution they make to the economy and the jobs they generate.

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester elected onto board of European University Association

7 April 2017
The election of Professor Paul Boyle onto the EUA board was announced at the EUA's annual conference taking place this week in Bergen (Norway).

Blog

Go International – try more, do more, fear less

1 November 2017
Simmone Mclean, student at the University of Northampton, discusses her life-changing experience of studying abroad as part of her degree.

Further developments on student migration data

24 August 2017
As the Home Office and Office for National Statistics release new migration data, UUK's Eleanor Jubb analyses the implications for the higher education sector.