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Aston University creates pre-university mobility scheme for young people from low participation backgrounds

16 January 2019
The Aimhigher Plus project aims to reduce barriers at a pre-entry stage and enhance students’ confidence, resilience and curiosity so that they can participate in these opportunities at a university level.

What does the immigration white paper mean for international students?

19 December 2018
The UK government has today released its immigration white paper, which sets out proposals for the future immigration system for the UK.

Queen Mary University of London introduces new ‘with year abroad’ degrees

12 December 2018
In August 2017 Queen Mary, University of London introduced more than 100 new four-year degree programmes that included an additional study abroad year.

Joint statement from Crue Universidades Españolas and Universities UK

4 December 2018
A joint statement from Crue Universidades Españolas and Universities UK on continued academic collaboration

Reaching out to Central and Eastern Europe

22 November 2018
For the Europe team at UUK International, the last few months have been hectic, to say the least.

Joint statement from UUK and HRK on the importance of continued academic collaboration

9 November 2018
​On Thursday 8 November, UUK President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool Professor Dame Janet Beer met with the President of Germany's national rectors' conference HRK, Professor Peter-Andre Alt.

UUKi visits Japan

7 November 2018
UUKi visits Japan

The SPHEIR Portfolio Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya

1 November 2018
Richard Grubb, Policy Officer at UUKi, talks about his trip to Nairobi on behalf of the Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR) programme for a week-long workshop.

Tips for supporting doctoral students’ social transition experiences

25 October 2018
Tips for supporting the social side of doctoral study

‘Maintaining co-operation’ – new joint statement from UUK and Universities Austria

19 October 2018
Following a meeting of UK and Austrian university leaders, UUK and Universities Austria release a joint statement of cooperation.