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UK and Germany: student exchange and joint research continue

6 December 2016
Last month, UUK President Dame Julia Goodfellow visited Berlin and UUK's partner organisation, the German Rectors' Conference Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK), for the first time since the UK's vote to leave the EU in June 2016.

For the first time UK becomes host country for Argentinian government scholarship programme

11 November 2016
For the first time UK becomes host country for Argentinian government scholarship programme. Inclusion in BEC.AR programme reflects developing relationship between the two countries.

Vivienne Stern, Director of UUKi, on staying international in a post-Brexit UK

4 November 2016
Vivienne Stern speaks to Student.com about bolstering the reputation of UK universities abroad, the best ways to engage with international students and navigating Brexit in the best way possible for students and universities alike.

UKIERI’s new calls for research funding now open

26 August 2016
The announcement of calls for funding research signals the beginning of the third phase of the UK-India Education & Research Initiative (UKIERI).

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Universities UK endorses EUA's statement on suspension of education staff in Turkey

20 July 2016
Responding to the suspension of over 15,000 education staff in Turkey, we fully endorse and concur with the statement released by the European University Association.

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Much to celebrate but let’s not get complacent - international student experience at UK universities

10 June 2016
Our director Vivienne Stern analyses the sector's offer to international students ahead of our second international student experience conference, Wednesday 15 June.

International higher education in facts and figures 2016

2 June 2016
Universities UK International has launched International Higher Education in Facts and Figures 2016, which examines the latest trends and data on international higher education.

EU students vital to regional economies and jobs

8 April 2016
EU students at UK universities generate £3.7bn for the UK economy and support over 34,000 jobs in all corners of the country, according to analysis from Universities UK.

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Benefits and implications of EU and global collaboration by UK universities

1 March 2016
Digital Science and Universities UK International have released a report focusing on international academic collaboration and the implications of EU and global collaboration for universities, research assessment and the economy.