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Japan iNote: Collaborating with Japan - policy context, challenges, opportunities


Since 2012, Japan’s government has established a series of policies designed to internationalise and revitalise its higher education sector.


This represents an opportunity for UK universities to scale up existing engagement with Japanese universities. This information note provides an analysis of the Japanese higher education landscape; maps the current state of collaboration and available funding sources; and presents UUKi’s recent work and priorities in this area.

News

New guidance for businesses on employing international students

7 November 2019
UUK has published new guidance to help ensure employers at businesses across the country have the information they need to employ international graduates.

International students paying through the nose for woefully inadequate document-checking service

29 July 2019
Concern is rising at UK universities as Sopra Steria – the company contracted to check documents and enrol biometric information as part of visa applications – is unable to meet demand, with students in some parts waiting 30 days to get an appointment

Blog

Higher education policy priorities for the new prime minister

31 July 2019
UUK's Karmjit Kaur on how new Prime Minister Boris Johnson can can help maximise the role of universities for both his domestic and global ambitions.

Understanding international student mental health

26 March 2019
The University of Nottingham's Andy Winter on how the mental health needs of international students differ from those of home students.