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We must fund study abroad programmes for the benefit of Britain, Deal or No Deal

22 February 2019
Catriona Hanks and Katherine Allinson from UUKi highlight the benefits of OSM for students - and why the government should commit to funding OSM programs even in case of a no-deal Brexit.

No Deal Feels Real Now

19 February 2019
Dr Tony Strike, University Secretary at the University of Sheffield, shares his views on Brexit as the AHUA representative on the UUK International ‘no deal planning’ working group.

Fund for International Collaboration; putting the pieces together

15 February 2019
Rachael Sara-Kennedy introduces the Fund for International Collaboration (FIC) – a £110 million fund designed to help the UK strengthen existing and form new bilateral and multilateral partnerships for research and innovation.

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