Top universities consider new campuses in EuropeGuardian.
Universities are playing their cards close to their chests, and it is not yet clear where they intend to set up overseas operations. Senior figures say that although these campuses would probably take students, the main motivation would be research money.
Cardiff University is re-examining its strategy after the EU referendum result, and its vice-chancellor, Colin Riordan, says a new campus will be one of the items up for discussion. “I know there are universities who are thinking about setting up campuses in Europe,” he says. “We’ve considered it before because of visa restrictions and so on, but the critical thing is thinking it through. The world is littered with universities setting up new campuses and getting their fingers burned. If you are going down that route you have to be clear about the risks and how you mitigate them.”
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