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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.

Welcoming the UUKi Rutherford Fellows: over 100 fellowships to strengthen UK universities’ global strategic partnerships

12 October 2018
Isabel O'Hagan, International Partnerships Officer at UUKi, writes about the welcome reception for the international early career researchers (ECRs) currently completing Rutherford Fellowships.

#DMUglobal Mass Trips - a new approach to short-term experiential mobility

11 October 2018
Owen Sheridan (Deputy Head of #DMUglobal) and Leo Smith (Head of #DMUglobal) reveal the rationale, strategy and impact of their short-term mass mobility trips.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2016-17

2 October 2018
This report uses HESA data to provide analysis on where students study, at what level, and through what kind of provision at global and regional levels.

Is transnational education (TNE) in the EU the answer to Brexit?

1 October 2018
As concerns grow over the potential outcomes of Brexit, UUKi questions the future of universities post-Brexit and how to maintain our long-standing reputation for higher education overseas.

Learn a language and prosper

28 September 2018
Jude Wood, marketing manager for the British Council, explains the many benefits of learning a foreign langage