The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They are on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, bringing international oportunity to life, every day. They connect the UK and Pakistani education sectors to enrich education, promote global citizenship and build international trust and understanding. This is accompanied with dialogue and international partnerships between higher education institutions and organisations and help students who want to study abroad. The British Council and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan have a joint aim to promote the role of universities as not just generators of theoretical research, but as important members of the community that can contribute to development.