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The UK’s national campaign to double the percentage of UK-domiciled students who study, work or volunteer abroad during their degrees.

Join campaign partners at the Go International conference 2019 to share best practice and hear how to help more students study abroad.

Higher education and displaced people: what can your institution do?

7 March 2018
Only 1% of displaced people are in higher education. This loss of individual opportunity and human potential is immense. But how can UK universities address a problem of this scale? Ahead of publishing a new report, Gordon Slaven shares some thoughts.

Australian and British university leaders look to map out post-Brexit ties

5 March 2018
Ahead of the Brexit process, Australian and British university leaders and peak bodies will seek to “turbo charge” existing university sector collaborations and map out opportunities to add to them.

Why you should join us at the International Higher Education Forum

1 March 2018
Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, sets out why you should attend the International Higher Education Forum on 14 March.

Reaching and educating students across the globe through immersive online experiences

26 February 2018
Well delivered high-quality online initiatives will not only increase student numbers and diversify balance sheets, they will also keep our exceptional higher education sector at the vanguard of the world, writes Rajay Naik, CEO of Keypath Education.

Facing down maximum uncertainty: strategies for Brexit

20 February 2018
Simon Marginson, Professor of International Higher Education at UCL and Director of ESRC/HEFCE Centre for Global Higher Education shares his perspective on how universities can start developing their Brexit strategies.

Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP)

13 February 2018
​Since 2014, Switzerland has been supporting mobility and cooperation activities in Europe through the Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP). Amanda Crameri, Head of the Higher Education Sector at Movetia tells us more about the programme.

UPP Foundation grants UUKi £70k for student mobility project

6 February 2018
UPP Foundation and Universities UK International (UUKi) are delighted to announce a new partnership supporting UUKi’s work to encourage UK students to study, work or volunteer abroad.

Recipients of £2.25million UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants announced

6 February 2018
UUKi has announced the recipients of the new UUKi Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grant scheme, funded by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Patterns of change in UK provision of higher education overseas

2 February 2018
New report shows scale and scope of UK higher education TNE through regional breakdowns for the first time.

Engaging with the ODA research agenda; playing the long game

2 February 2018
Rachael Sara-Kennedy, UUKi's Head of International Partnerships, writes about engaging with the opportunities the Official Development Assistance presents.