Brexit white paper

Responding to the release of Brexit white paper, Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, said: "It is encouraging to see that the importance of attracting world class researchers and international students has been acknowledged.  We also welcome the UK's proposed participation in Horizon Europe and the next Erasmus programme, which will benefit EU member states as well as the UK.

"We urge the government and the EU to engage and reach agreement on these matters as quickly as possible to provide the certainty that university students and staff need on opportunities to study abroad and collaborate in research."


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Steven Jefferies

Steven Jefferies

Head of Media
Universities UK

Eloise Phillips

Eloise Phillips

Media Officer
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Senior Media Officer
Universities UK

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