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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.

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.