Universities Wales Weekly Wrap Up – 26 May 2017

Study in Wales – #WalesNAFSA in Los Angeles, 29 May – 2 June

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The Study in Wales (@StudyWales) presence at the annual National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) conference will be bigger than ever this year, with seven Welsh universities participating.

The USA is one of Study in Wales’s target markets for student recruitment, and university representatives have a full week of meetings with partners from the USA and beyond. Meanwhile, delegates are encouraged to visit the Study in Wales booth every day from 8.30am to find out more about Wales and opportunities for students.

Study in Wales will also be hosting a reception for 150 invited guests at the British Consul General’s residence on Tuesday, 30 May from 6pm to 8pm PDT (2am – 4am BST). Attendees will include university representatives, universities’ international partners, UUK, British Council, Welsh Government, alumni and some special guests.

Please be sure to share #WalesNAFSA and @StudyWales stories on social media.


UUKi’s FAQs for students from the EU

UUKi has created an updated version of its FAQs document for potential students from the EU. Universities are welcome to share and to use it in their student engagement and recruitment activities. You can view a copy of the document here.


PUBLICATION: International higher education in Facts and Figures 2017

The 2017 edition of International Higher Education in Facts and Figures has now been published. Using data from numerous sources, the report provides a snapshot of UK higher education internationalisation. It looks at a range of themes, including international student recruitment; student satisfaction; student mobility; transnational education; research collaborations and innovation.

The charts and tables are available in jpegs in a Google Drive folder.


Degree Apprenticeships

IWA published a piece by Universities Wales on the development of degree apprenticeships in Wales.