Members’ News

W100 Annual Conference taking shape

Posted on Mar 29, 2019

Bookings are open for the W100 Annual Conference hosted by the University of Manchester, 9-11th September. The conference, themed around A Reputation for Relevance – How Universities Are Engaging with Society, will feature international speakers from universities and other organisations exploring the ways in which institutions are working with their communities. Sessions will include national campaigns on the impact of universities, civic relationships, how best to structure communications operations to deliver effective engagement, using sport as an engagement tool and the impact of...

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Places still available for W100 Training to enhance Engagement and Brand Position

Posted on Mar 1, 2019

This year’s World 100 Reputation Academy will see international directors from the likes of The University of Manchester, University of Toronto and many more delivering training and guidance to strengthen and enhance your university’s reputation. The five-day intensive course, held in the historic city of Cambridge on 20 – 24 May 2019, will support your development into an effective future director for communications, marketing and international departments of the world’s top universities. Improve your university’s strategic planning of reputation through training...

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CONNECTIONS: Research on international partnerships kicks off soon

Posted on Mar 1, 2019

The W100 Reputation Network Annual Research project will launch shortly, with surveys about the role reputation plays in international partnerships going out to leaders in Communications, Marketing and International at members and other global institutions in the next few weeks. The research aims to analyse how universities are using reputation to determine which organisations to partner with internationally; and how impactful partnerships with global universities and other institutions can be used to drive international reputation. All W100 members will be receiving surveys for both...

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McMaster scoops global teaching award

Posted on Sep 6, 2018

McMaster University has gained worldwide recognition, as the winner of this year’s Global Teaching Excellence Award. The Canadian institution, a long-standing W100 member, was awarded the prize, run by UK sector agency Advance HE in partnership with Times Higher Education, in recognition of its university-wide commitment to high-quality teaching. The judges praised McMaster for “the strength of its vision and plan for achieving teaching excellence and the provision of evidence that it is embedded institution-wide”. McMaster, home to W100 Chair Andrea Farqhuar, has recently been through a...

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THE Announces 2015 World Reputation Ranking

Posted on Mar 13, 2015

The Times Higher Education’s definitive list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands of 2015 was released yesterday.  An offshoot of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, this reputation league table is based on the subjective but expert judgement of senior, published academics. This year over 10,000 academics from 142 countries contributed their views on research and teaching excellence to this invitation-only survey. Reputation is fast moving and universities are constantly forced to evaluate their actions, friends and audiences. Maintaining a world-class...

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Discover the World 100 in Amsterdam

Posted on Nov 24, 2014

The first Discover the World 100 event too place recently in Amsterdam. The event engaged directors from top ranked northern European Universities including 7 of the 11 world ranked Dutch institutions. Delegates heard from Directors of Communications, International and Marketing from UCL, Aarhus University and Lund University on how the World 100 Network enhances capacity to manage issues of reputation, to build international relations and to develop strategy. PG Kroeger, Editor in Chief of ScienceGuide and Yasha Lange, Head of Corporate Communication at the University of Amsterdam offered...

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