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The UK's competitive advantage – summary report

Report
29 February 2016

Competitive advantage summary front coverThis report summaries a series of three reports from Universities UK International examining the UK's competitive position with respect to international student recruitment and experience at undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research levels. 

The findings are based on data from the i-graduate's Student Barometer Survey (ISB), which is supported by statistics on international student recruitment and enrolment in the UK and its comparators.

News

Metro and city mayors sign letter highlighting regional impact of international students

18 January 2018
The six elected metro mayors in England, alongside the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, have signed a joint letter – published in the Financial Times – highlighting the positive impact international students have on our cities and regions.

Twenty three universities join student visa pilot

18 December 2017
Universities UK commented today on the news that the Home Office is to extend the scheme which streamlines the process for international Masters students wanting to study in the UK.

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.