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2.1 CIVIL ENGINEERING, 5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
The UK higher education attracts a far higher number of international academics from all over the world, who teach and do research, than any other country in Europe, being only surpassed by Switzerland . Moreover, because engineering itself is considered a global field, this sub-field of higher education also relies on international mobility more than most academic disciplines in the UK The impact of the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum of June 2016, commonly referenced as the Brexit referendum, is still unfolding and under continuing analysis. However, it is widely anticipated that it will disrupt European student and staff mobility and may have negative repercussions for education, research and innovation.
Direito, I., Williams, B. & Chance, S. (2020). Exploring the Impact of Brexit on UK’S Engineering Education Sector from the Perspective of European Students and Staff. SEFI2020 Annual Conference Online 20-24 September, Enschede, The Netherlands. doi:10.21427/7pfj-tz93