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Reputation questions to ponder for Young Universities

Posted on Jul 3, 2020

Reputation questions to ponder for Young Universities

The latest THE Young University Rankings rating institutions formed since 1970, were launched on 24th June. with Asian universities performing well and a noticeable rise in the performance of French institutions. Australia remains a dominant force, with 17 institutions featuring in the top 100, up from 15 last year.  France has 14 entries; the UK has five and Hong Kong has four, including the top-ranked Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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Rocking reputation and university statues

Posted on Jun 26, 2020

Rocking reputation and university statues

…issues of ethnic disparity are more dominant. America’s Black Lives Matter has spun out from police violence to wider racial injustice. And universities, as champions of liberal free speech, are keen to show solidarity, whilst also being themselves a focus for social hypocrisy…In the UK, university statues of slave traders and buildings endowed by questionable industrialists have also catalysed anger…

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QS Rankings 2021 – First Thoughts

Posted on Jun 10, 2020

QS Rankings 2021 – First Thoughts

Reputation remains a key driver of university performance, and those universities strongly focused on raising global profile continue to advance, according to the latest QS Rankings published on 10 June.

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Covid Comms

Posted on May 29, 2020

Covid Comms

Reputation management is key to the response of universities to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The W100 Network is working with members to share intelligence and experiences during this challenging period.

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The backlash begins: Academia in the firing line

Posted on May 19, 2020

The backlash begins:  Academia in the firing line

By promoting positive stories about medical research and supporting health services. many universities have enhanced their reputations during the pandemic. However, as countries debate how to move forward, some negative attention is turning on academia.

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Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Posted on May 12, 2020

Leading the Line – University Communicators’ crucial role in pandemic response

Reputation managers were at the forefront of universities’ reaction to the pandemic crisis, responding with speed and agility according to new research by the World 100 Reputation Network. 65 universities from around the world responded to a survey that aimed to get under the skin of how communicators at global institutions reacted to the Covid-19 challenges during the initial period of the crisis.

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