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This is not about Brexit

6 February 2020
Seven events from the past year (apart from Brexit) that the UUKi team think will change the way we deliver international higher education and research over the next decade

EU and UK research and higher education organisations plan a strong future relationship post Brexit

30 January 2020
​On the day that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, higher education and research organisations from across the UK and Europe have reaffirmed their commitment to working together

In praise of partnerships: how the UK government can support university partnerships after the UK leaves the EU

29 January 2020
University partnerships are, perhaps, more important than ever. With political uncertainty on the rise across the globe these partnerships can give universities an extra bit of stability and extra reach.

HESA data shows another year of growth in international student numbers

16 January 2020
There were 485,645 international students in the UK in 2018/19

Erasmus+ negotiations will not be included in Withdrawal Agreement Bill

9 January 2020
On 8 January 2020, MPs voted against New Clause 10 to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, which would have required the Government to seek to negotiate continuing full membership of the Erasmus+ programme.

Transnational education and the student experience

12 December 2019
How do UK higher education institutions measure quality when it comes to TNE delivery and does the student experience come into it?

Employers highlight demand for globally-skilled graduates by backing Go International: Stand Out campaign

10 December 2019
The Confederation of British Industry, the Institute of Student Employers and Santander are among the first employers to support value of global skills by joining our Go International: Stand Out campaign.

Supporting BAME students in outward mobility

9 December 2019
The University of Wolverhampton has developed a traineeship programme which offers an extensive support package and has resulted in a high percentage of BAME students' participating in outward mobility.

The state of relationship: UK and Brazil

4 December 2019
UUKi has today published a report mapping UK and Brazil higher education collaboration.

Growing pains: how the sector can support growing numbers of international students in the UK

3 December 2019
This year’s visa statistics show that the green shoots of growth seen in 2018 have materialised into a sustained trend.