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Parliamentary briefing: the effect of exiting the EU on higher education

While ​Parliamentary briefing front coverthe UK's withdrawal from the European Union poses a number of significant threats to our universities, there are also some key opportunities if the government pursues policies which enable our universities to prosper.

We believe that there are five actions required to ensure the continued success of our country’s university sector following Brexit:

1. Encouraging students from around the world to choose to study in the UK

2. Enhancing international research collaboration

3. Making the UK an attractive destination for talented university staff

4. Increasing public investment in research and innovation

5. Supporting UK students and staff to access vital global opportunities

This briefing provides further detail on why these five policy areas are so important to universities in the UK, and what specific measures the government can take in each area to ensure that the sector thrives outside the EU.


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