International Higher Education Commission

Former Universities Minister Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP has launched an International Higher Education Commission under his Chairmanship, supported by Oxford International, to establish a new ‘International Education Strategy 2.0’ in partnership with the Higher Education community.



Expressing the international student voice

Our latest report, compiled by London Higher and Middlesex University, explores the challenges and aspirations of London-based international students. Informed by a roundtable discussion, the report reiterates the wide range of factors influencing the university journey of London-based international students, including the availability of accommodation; the challenges of rising costs; and expectations around academic performance. The new report highlights the key policy areas that must be addressed to improve the student experience and keep London competitive, namely: Employability, Accessibility, Integration, Transportation and Representation. More broadly, the report underlines the importance of bringing international students to the forefront of discussions examining higher education policy.

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International Higher Education Strategy 2.0: Targeted Growth for Resilience

A thorough data analysis on the international student recruitment market to offer a reliable evidence base for future action, challenging several assumptions and myths surrounding the UK's international student population.

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Higher education leaders call for overhaul of UK higher education strategy

International Higher Education Commission Debate Session with UKCISA Student Ambassadors

The “Delivering better value for international students – is the answer an Office for International Students?” debate held at the PIE Live on 29th March, jointly with UKCISA and featuring a panel of their International Student representatives.

UK’s international recruitment boom ‘unsustainable’ – IHEC

Ex-minister backs UK block on overseas students’ dependants