UK faces continental threat

UK“UK universities will lose lucrative international students to their European competitors if they do not wise up to increasing competition from their neighbours. That is the message of a Universities UK report released today, which warns institutions to act now to preserve their place in the European market. The report, produced by the UK HE International Unit at UUK, examines funding regimes, immigration rules and the amount of teaching offered in English to consider the threat that continental European universities pose to UK higher education. It singles out Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland as potential direct competitors …” (more)

[Hannah Fearn, Times Higher Education, 31 March]

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