Towards an International Education Strategy 2.0

Research, evidence, opinions, and findings arising from Commission will be used to produce a range of white papers and interim reports on specific topics before our final, consolidated, report. You’ll be able to see these materials including recordings of events and reference documents here on the International Higher Education Commission website.

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2023 UK strategy documents

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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Previous UK strategy documents

UK Government International Education Strategy 2019.

Promising “global potential, global growth”, and the precursor to the Commission’s new International Education Strategy 2.0 due to be published in 2023.

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Background material from the UK and other sources: