Indonesia partners with UK to deal with high cost of HE

A bilateral partnership with the United Kingdom promises to let Indonesian students obtain foreign degrees without leaving the country, writes Deni Ghifari for The Jakarta Post.

In a bid to overcome the issue of prohibitively expensive quality education, the government has welcomed a delegation of UK universities for a collaborative programme with local universities set to launch next year.

Represented by its international education champion Steve Smith, the UK government said the venture was aimed at bumping up student numbers going into both countries reciprocally. “We can do so much more together. […] we can remove the barriers, encourage more inclusive and balanced partnership between the two [countries],” the professor said last week.
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