The role of universities in the UK-India relationship

Universities play a hugely important part in the strength of UK-Indian relations. Partnerships are thriving but there is great potential to build them further for mutual benefit.

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. India’s rapid economic growth and growing middle class population highlight its importance as a key partner for the UK. And India’s expanding commitment to higher education and research make it a natural fit with the UK’s enterprising and internationally oriented universities. This report profiles great partnerships and gives information and useful advice. Businesses, government and universities all have a part to play in building this key axis of growth.