International issues in higher education

Overview of meeting topic:

This meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary University Group will explore UK universities’ role on the global stage and the extent to which UK trade policy enhances or inhibits the growth of higher education as an export sector will become increasingly important. Speakers will also consider the opportunities and challenges posed by the new points-based immigration system, the move to online or blended learning due to Covid-19 and how negotiations on the UK’s future relationship with the EU may affect progress on achieving the stated ambitions of the International Education Strategy. 

Speakers for this meeting:

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Trade, Graham Stuart MP
  • Vivienne Stern, Director, Universities UK International
  • Simon Emmett, CEO, IDP Connect

A Q&A session followed a brief presentation by the speaker. 

Note- This meeting was open to members of the group only