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Taiwan - context, challenges and scope for engagement

 This document provides an overview of the current political context, the higher education sector, and Taiwan’s internationalisation activity and ambitions.
It also includes a summary of Universities UK International engagement with Taiwan in 2018. UK higher education engagement with Taiwan is concentrated on research collaboration. In the future, this is likely to remain the case though there may be some scope for the delivery of joint programmes.

News

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

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UUK and sector partners call for reform of the student visa system

18 July 2019
The government is being challenged to back-up its commitment to boosting international student numbers with reform to the new student visa route.

Blog

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