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Reports and information notes from UUK International.

The scale of UK higher education transnational education 2016-17

3 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.

Transnational education: Global location, local innovation

20 September 2018
This report highlights the contribution to the economy and the benefit to both UK and host institutions as a result of delivering UK programmes overseas, and illustrates a variety of provision and programmes.

Supporting academic and professional staff working outside the UK

18 September 2018
This discussion paper highlights some of the factors that universities should address when deploying staff overseas to support transnational education (TNE) programmes.

Parliamentary briefing: An improved post-study work system

Briefing
4 September 2018
A briefing outlining UUK’s proposal for an improved post-study work offer for international students who have completed their study at a UK university, allowing these students to contribute their skills and expertise to their local communities.

Universities UK post-study work visa proposal

Post-study work proposal for international graduates

Report
4 September 2018
Universities UK's proposal for an improved post-study work system for international graduates.

International students: quarterly data briefing (Aug 18)

14 August 2018
This paper is the first of our quarterly briefings presenting data on potential international student interest and subsequent recruitment to the UK and some of our ‘competitors’.

International facts and figures 2018

9 August 2018
International facts and figures 2018 presents a snapshot of the international dimensions of UK higher education.

Five little-known facts about international student mobility to the UK

19 July 2018
This report analyses some of the significant shifts in international student enrolments in UK higher education. It offers five facts that have previously been given little attention.

Taiwan - context, challenges and scope for engagement

29 June 2018
This document provides an overview of the current political context, the higher education sector, and Taiwan’s internationalisation activity and ambitions.

Gone International: expanding opportunities

Report
10 May 2018
This report compares the academic and employment outcomes of mobile and non-mobile undergraduate students of the 2015–16 graduating cohort. For the first time it looks at the impact of short-term mobility and students from disadvantaged backgrounds.