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The Thouron Award: an opportunity to learn again

19 July 2021
Fay Lockett, a Thouron scholar during the 2020/21 academic year, describes her experience of studying at the University of Pennsylvania.

Shorter mobility programmes break down barriers to participation and deliver impact, finds new report

24 June 2021
A new report by UUKi: ‘Short-term mobility: long-term impact’ has found that mobility programmes of just a few weeks can provide tangible outcomes for students.

Stanford University

Exploring the Other – My short-term mobility experience

22 June 2021
Rachel Saunders, PhD Candidate at the University of Nottingham describes how going abroad for a short period helped her broaden her horizons and begin her career.

UUKi and Mitacs renew commitment to advance UK-Canada international research collaboration

21 June 2021
UUKi and Mitacs have renewed their partnership for the coming year, which will provide 60 research intensive internships in Canada for UK students.

Measuring transnational education: changes to the TNE data landscape

10 May 2021
Eduardo Ramos, Head of TNE and Griff Ryan, Transnational Education Projects Officer share insights on the new data on UUKi's Scale of TNE interactive webpage.

You can’t create virtual exchange overnight: what we have learnt from moving international experiences online

20 April 2021
Leo Smith, Head of Global Mobility at De Montfort University shares reflections from moving mobility experiences online during the pandemic.

Post-pandemic international student recruitment trends: a closer look at student demand data

9 April 2021
Franki Clemens shares some early highlights from IDP Connect’s new whitepaper.

Invitation to tender: transnational graduate outcomes

29 March 2021
Universities UK International is inviting organisations with understanding of the UK's transnational education sector to apply for the delivery of a research project on transnational education graduate outcomes.

Strengthening the case for UK Official Development Assistance investment in higher education

18 February 2021
The sector has an opportunity to build a strong case not only for continued ODA investment in existing areas but increased, and more effective investment across higher education.