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The Insights UK Universities Need to Compete Internationally in 2023

Insights From International Schools To Help You Design An Informed & Competitive Recruitment Strategy

Why UK admissions offices need this report…

International student enrolment at UK universities is only expected to grow in the coming decade, with the International Education Strategy meeting its target nearly 10 years early.

But our international school counsellors already tell us that the UK is competing fiercely with other destinations for prospective undergraduates’ attention, with institutions in countries in Australia, Canada and the Netherlands offering more potential value.

UK admissions teams will need to more successfully anticipate what is guiding applicants’ decisions in key markets if their institutions are to remain competitive in 2023 and beyond. Introducing our latest market intelligence report for UK admissions teams.

What you'll learn...

Insights from international school counsellors on what’s driving their students’ UK application decisions.

Analysis of how international students’ preferences breaks down by institution, degree programme and the four UK constituent countries.

Updates on the key competitor universities in other destination countries.

"I understand that their admissions process is holistic and relies upon many different factors, but a clearer message on how the IB is taken into consideration would go a long way."

Gabriela Guimarães, Colegio Positivo Internacional

Learn from international schools themselves about improving outreach to students applying to the UK in 2022/23

This year, we’ve interviewed BridgeU international school counsellors from every global region to give you their observations on their students’ UK application preferences.

They show you how students value UK higher education differently based on their regional, academic, cultural & economic backgrounds and how you can align your outreach to these needs.

Counselor insights from schools worldwide