Key findings include:
Between 2003 and 2013 the number of international students in the UK increased by 63%.
The UK is the most recommended destination by international students among its competitors.
Graduates in the UK have among the lowest unemployment rates in the OECD, lower than half the OECD average.
Over 664,000 students study for UK higher education qualifications outside the UK.
Between 2003 and 2012 the proportion of UK research publications which involved an international collaboration grew faster (+29.5%) than its key competitors, reaching 46% of all research publications.
While the USA has a faster growth rate (+32.9%), only 30% of publications in the USA are internationally co-authored.
In the last five years the amount of UK research funding from abroad has increased by over 65%.