The role of universities in the UK-China relationship

China is emerging as a growing source of the skills and knowledge that will shape the future. The UK’s universities are both contributing to this and benefiting from it.

As the UK forges a new economic role in the world following the EU referendum, strengthening our global links will be more vital than ever.  China is increasingly an intellectual powerhouse as well as an economic engine, and the UK’s world-leading universities, with their growing range of links with China, provide a key axis for developing UK-China relations still further.  This report offers information and advice, and profiles great examples of successful partnerships.  Businesses, government and universities all have a part to play in building on these firm foundations.