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India, Higher Education Policy Update July-August 2017

This information note provides an update on plans for changes to higher education policy in India. It follows on from a more detailed examination of policy interventions by the Government of India that aim to reform regulatory bodies to loosen their grip on higher education, that was published by Universities UK International (UUKi) in June 2017.

The note goes on to outline potential opportunities for UK higher education institutions including information on scholarships and research funding. The final section is an update on activities UUKi has been involved in and plans to run a series of workshops in September 2017.

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