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New UK-Canada partnership opens Canadian research internships to UK students

18 April 2019
The partnership will open up the Mitacs’ Globalink internship scheme to students from the UK for the first time, facilitated by UUKi and co-funded by the Department for Education.

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Inter-campus mobility at Heriot-Watt University

11 April 2019
Heriot Watt University operates campuses in Scotland, Dubai and Malaysia, and its students have the opportunity to study abroad through the provision of inter-campus mobility.

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A Brit abroad: finding ‘American confidence’ while studying overseas

11 April 2019
In her first blog for UUKi, University of Birmingham student, Itunu Abolarinwa, reflects on her first six months on exchange at Pitzer College, California.

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Five (financial) reasons why UK institutions engage in TNE

3 April 2019
UUKi's Head of Transnational Education, Eduardo Ramos, summarises why UK universities continue to invest in transnational education.

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UK and Kenyan university leaders meet to discuss opportunities for collaboration

19 March 2019
Senior Policy Officer (Sub-Saharan Africa & International Development), Richard Grubb, writes on a roundtable meeting between UK and Kenyan university leaders to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

We must fund study abroad programmes for the benefit of Britain, Deal or No Deal

22 February 2019
Catriona Hanks and Katherine Allinson from UUKi highlight the benefits of OSM for students - and why the government should commit to funding OSM programs even in case of a no-deal Brexit.

No Deal Feels Real Now

19 February 2019
Dr Tony Strike, University Secretary at the University of Sheffield, shares his views on Brexit as the AHUA representative on the UUK International ‘no deal planning’ working group.

Fund for International Collaboration; putting the pieces together

15 February 2019
Rachael Sara-Kennedy introduces the Fund for International Collaboration (FIC) – a £110 million fund designed to help the UK strengthen existing and form new bilateral and multilateral partnerships for research and innovation.

Aston University creates pre-university mobility scheme for young people from low participation backgrounds

16 January 2019
The Aimhigher Plus project aims to reduce barriers at a pre-entry stage and enhance students’ confidence, resilience and curiosity so that they can participate in these opportunities at a university level.

What does the immigration white paper mean for international students?

19 December 2018
The UK government has today released its immigration white paper, which sets out proposals for the future immigration system for the UK.