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Exporting Education UK and Independent Higher Education

Exporting Education UK is a cross sector group of UK organisations involved in international education who have come together to promote the value of the sector to the UK and its contribution to the UK’s long term competitiveness in the global economy.

Independent Higher Education coordinates Exporting Education UK on behalf of the international education sector. Independent HE is the UK membership organisation and national representative body for independent providers of higher education, professional training and pathways.

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Lord Bilimoria, the Co-Chair of the APPG, gave an impassioned speech on the outcome of the European Union Referendum to the House of Lords on 5th July 2016. His speech can be read in full here.

View the press release from the inaugural meeting of the APPG online here.
The inaugural meeting received press coverage in outlets including the following:

The APPG’s Co-Chairs, Paul Blomfield MP and Lord Bilimoria, have been quoted in that capacity, regarding a new international student survey by Hobsons showing that almost half of students surveyed said that Brexit would make UK study less attractive, in the article ‘Brexit “risks international student recruitment”‘ (BBC News, 17.5.16).

You can view the press release from the first formal meeting of the APPG, which welcomed Universities Minister, Jo Johnson online here.

The meeting also received press coverage in The PIE News (22.11.16).

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