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Japan – The Dangers and Pleasures of Tradition

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Posted Thursday 13 December 2012 Japan, 9 December 2012. Preconference day of the World 100 and British Council in Japan conference and study tour. A day to relax before the conference starts tomorrow and take in some first impressions of Japan. Bright blue skies, sunshine, hot in the subway, but cold when the wind whips below the bridges supporting the overhead super highways that cut through the city. Shops play carols quietly but insistently, trying to make you think that Christmas really is important in a country that doesn’t have a public holiday on the 25th December or indeed much...

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A HE reputation network of international reach

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Posted Tuesday 11 September 2012 The World 100 Reputation Network continues to grow apace. This year, it has seen the Universities of Erasmus Rotterdam, Western Australia, Monash and Bristol join the group, which now numbers 16 top universities. The original members, including UCL, King’s, and Warwick, were brought together by Louise Simpson, herself a former director of communications for Cambridge University and now director of HE consultancy The Knowledge Partnership. “We thought it would be interesting to create a network that looked beyond national boundaries and gave the top corporate...

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Internal Communications Survey (HELiX) results released

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Posted Monday 28 March 2011 The full executive summary can be accessed at www.theworld100.com/helix Research into internal communications with the best universities in the world suggests that although they put effort into creating a vision, they are poor at cascading information down to colleagues or ensuring senior directors and leaders have excellent communications skills. Whilst the senior executive team is highly visible and communicates regularly with staff, internal communications is not integral to university decision making. There is little connectivity between the senior management...

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Two Universities Join World 100 Reputation Network

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Posted Wednesday 22 September 2010 The World 100 Reputation Network is pleased to announce that both Cardiff University and Lund University have joined the group. The total membership is now 13. Lund University was ranked as the top Nordic University in the Times Higher Education Rankings released last week, while Cardiff are consistently ranked within the top 200. Return to the list of news articles…

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University of Nottingham Join World 100 Reputation Network

Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Posted Monday 12 July 2010 The World 100 Reputation Network is proud to announce that The University of Nottingham has joined the group. They are the eleventh member of the group, which is in its third year. Following the conference in Hong Kong, a new year of research is about to begin, with World Class Reputation Drivers the main focus. Return to the list of news articles…

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QS rankings reveal best of Asia attending World 100 Conference

Posted on Oct 16, 2013

Posted Friday 28 May 2010 QS’s recently released Asian Rankings have placed The University of Hong Kong (a World 100 Network member) in number one spot. They have retained this position from last year. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore and The Chinese University of Hong Kong ranked second, third and fourth respectively and are all involved with our conference. The University of Hong Kong are hosting the conference, and HKUST and CUHK have very kindly opened their doors to us for campus tours on the final afternoon of the conference....

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