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Internationalising Higher Education (IHE) is a programme to:

  • create collaborative partnerships
  • facilitate policy dialogues
  • support internationalisation of student experiences
  • develop alumni networks
  • promote scholarships
  • provide analysis and advice on international higher education trends and opportunities.

Through our higher education activities, the younger generations gain a wider understanding of both their country and the world around them. 

These activities connect partners in the UK, state universities, Ministry of Higher Education, University Grants Commission, private sector institutions and the corporate sector interested in Higher Education. It also supports the Sri Lanka Higher Education sector to develop expertise in the areas of: 

  • quality assurance
  • academic research
  • entrepreneurship
  • employability and career development
  • leadership and management.

South African Higher Education Report

British Council has commissioned a report looking at the state of higher education in South Africa. The report was produced with the aim of providing an analysis of current trends in higher education (HE) in South Africa and identify ideas, themes and new opportunities to enhance the UK’s engagement with HE in South Africa. 

Education Opportunities

A selection of international development funding opportunities, ranging from major research grants and prizes, to individual fellowships, studentships and training can be found in this section.

 

1. EU Horizon 2020 calls for international cooperation