The Generation UK campaign aims to see at least 15,000 UK students going to China between 2013 and 2016, supported by the British Council and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The campaign supports the UK Government's agenda by promoting outward student mobility to foster the competitiveness of the UK and to develop a new generation of globally mobile, culturally agile young people who can succeed and compete in an increasingly borderless marketplace. Generation UK also offers funded internship placements and scholarships for academic study for UK students to gain international experience in China, supported by the Department for Education and Learning, Northern Ireland. This year three Birmingham students have been awarded Generation UK scholarships to study in China from September 2013. There will be a Generation UK workshop on campus, jointly organised by the China Institute and the British Council, China, on 30 October 2013.