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The industry in which we operate is an ever-changing landscape. At Kaplan Pathways, we are committed to examining this constant evolution in order to better understand what higher education will look like in the future. 

We’re also committed to sharing our findings with other education professionals around the world, including you. We believe that it is important to work together on the big issues facing international education, and to always take a long-term view. 

Explore our recent work below, produced in collaboration with leading research organisations. 

HEPI report on international students’ impact on UK economic growth

Published May 2023

Kaplan and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) commissioned London Economics to examine the effect of international students on the UK’s economic growth between 2018 and 2022.

HEPI report on career and employability support for international students at UK universities 

Published October 2021

Kaplan and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) commissioned research on international students’ experiences of careers and employability support in UK universities who stay in the UK to work after graduation.

HEPI report on the UK’s tax revenues from international students post-graduation

Published March 2019

Kaplan and the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) commissioned London Economics to analyse the economic impact of international students who stay in the UK to work after graduation. 

HEPI report on the benefits of international students to the UK

Published January 2018

This report, produced collaboratively with the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), is a definitive and comprehensive study on the economic benefits of international students coming to the UK when compared with the associated costs.

HEPI report on international demand for UK education

Published January 2017

Kaplan collaborated with the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and London Economics to analyse what determines overseas demand for UK higher education, and the long-term impact of such effects.

The Economist Intelligence Unit report on international education

Published September 2016

Kaplan teamed up with The Economist Intelligence Unit to analyse the availability of some form of international experience to students during their studies, and how valuable international education is to employers.

HEPI report on applicants’ views of international students

Published March 2015 

Kaplan worked with the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and YouthSight to survey higher education applicants about their views on international students and staff.