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International higher education in facts and figures 2015

Report
19 November 2015

The International Higher Education in Facts and Figures examines the latest trends and data on international higher education.

 

Key highlights include:

  • The UK is the second most popular destination in the world for international students.
  • In 2014 'Quality of education' was the top reason why international students chose to come and study in the UK.  
  • UK TNE student numbers have grown by 65% since 2008; the vast majority are studying for their first degree.
  • The UK's top collaborative partner country is the US and 13 out of the UK's top 20 collaboration partners are EU member states.
  • International students help generate nearly £11 billion for the UK economy.

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