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Honesty and openness ensure effective employee relations during a crisis

Posted on Aug 4, 2020

Honesty and openness ensure effective employee relations during a crisis

We all know that our people can be our greatest assets when it comes to projecting the image of an organisation. But when faced with a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic; where people are scared for themselves and their families, everything is uncertain and where they are physically distanced from their colleagues and their students; then nurturing our best ambassadors is far more challenging. Barry Holmes, HR Director at RCSI – University of Medicine & Health Sciences – and W100 Network Member, explains how employee engagement, wellbeing and support were at the forefront of all they...

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Reminder: Free tickets for THE World Academic Summit

Posted on Aug 4, 2020

Reminder: Free tickets for THE World Academic Summit

As a renewing W100 member for 2020-21 claim your free ticket to the Times Higher Education virtual World Academic Summit on 1-2 September, and join a special W100 session. The Summit brings together leaders of global universities, and the W100 Reputation Network will be integrally involved with a key position on the Alliances Stage.  We will be running our own event entitled Reputation Reimagined: how innovative engagement will drive the recovery.

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The Changing Reputational Challenges of COVID-19

Posted on Aug 4, 2020

The Changing Reputational Challenges of COVID-19

Universities have moved on from the immediate crisis communications response, but the challenges of on-going pandemic reputation management are no less complex, according to the latest W100 survey.

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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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Rankings watch – W100 universities still gaining in reputation stakes

Posted on Jun 16, 2020

Rankings watch – W100 universities still gaining in reputation stakes

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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International Reputation Tracker – crucial data on structures and resources

Posted on Jun 16, 2020

International Reputation Tracker – crucial data on structures and resources

The W100 International Reputation Tracker, this year’s network research project, is continuing with the survey of Resources and Structures still open for members to complete, and a new survey of global education agents now opening.

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