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Offshore partnerships help drive international student enrolments in the UK

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The FINANCIAL — UK universities’ offshore delivery and partnerships played a significant role in bringing international undergraduate students onshore before the pandemic, says new research. Nearly 17 per cent of all non-UK first degree entrants from abroad in 2018/19 came through UK university programmes delivered abroad, and credit recognition agreements, according to new research by the British Council and Universities UK International (UUKi). Student mobility to UK campuses is often a key part of the rationale for building university academic partnerships and programmes abroad, but the actual payoffs are often poorly understood due to a lack of data. The new…

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Offshore partnerships help drive international student enrolments in the UK

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The FINANCIAL — UK universities’ offshore delivery and partnerships played a significant role in bringing international undergraduate students onshore before the pandemic, says new research. Nearly 17 per cent of all non-UK first degree entrants from abroad in 2018/19 came through UK university programmes delivered abroad, and credit recognition agreements, according to new research by…

British Council: Skinder Hundal MBE to become Director of Arts

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council has announced that Skinder Hundal MBE will become its Director of Arts from 9 December 2020. He succeeds Kate Arthurs, who moved from the role in July this year.  Hundal is currently CEO/Director of New Art Exchange, a contemporary arts space in Nottingham where over the past 12 years…

British Council announced grants to UK-based arts organisations

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The FINANCIAL — The British Council opened applications for a pilot fund offering grants of up to £50,000 to UK-based arts organisations partnering digitally with their counterparts in selected Official Development Assistance (ODA) recipient countries. The Digital Collaboration Fund will support UK and overseas cultural partnerships to develop innovative ways of collaborating remotely. This is…

Students from all over the world to have access to hundreds of online UK university courses

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The FINANCIAL — The Study UK campaign is offering students all over the world access to a world-class UK higher education experience as it launches its fifth annual online campaign today, hosted on the social learning platform FutureLearn. From Monday 5 October 2020, students worldwide will be able to access 395 massive open online courses (MOOCs) from…