Members’ News

Online Learnings: How IT transformation can happen quickly in a crisis

Posted on Apr 30, 2020

Online Learnings:  How IT transformation can happen quickly in a crisis

A key reputational challenges for universities during the pandemic has been to move learning and other services online swiftly and effectively. Justin Ralph, CIO at World 100 Member RCSI in Dublin  shares his experience of the “remote” transformation journey:

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Rankings Watch

Posted on Apr 30, 2020

Rankings Watch

Beyond the pandemic, THE launched their latest Impact Rankings, aimed at measuring how universities are responding to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, with four W100 members featuring in the top 10….

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Battle stations: How university communicators are responding to coronavirus

Posted on Mar 24, 2020

Battle stations: How university communicators are responding to coronavirus

World 100 Reputation Network members are on the front-line in the response to impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global higher education. We spoke to senior global colleagues to understand the key role that communications, marketing and international teams are playing as universities grapple with the challenges.

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Social Media Engagement Rankings: February Member Rankings

Posted on Mar 3, 2020

Social Media Engagement Rankings: February Member Rankings

W100 members continue to perform well in the latest Social Media Engagement Rankings covering the month of February.   The Rankings, which cover engagement across 5 key platforms for the world’s top 450 universities, are published quarterly (see link below) – but members can purchase detailed reports by contacting Lisa Bould W100 Research Manager l.bould@theworld100.com  

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Brand new W100 Social Media Rankings now available

Posted on Oct 2, 2019

The brand new W100 Social Media Rankings are now available, providing a much more comprehensive view across a range of platforms than the previous Twitter Engagement Rank. The new ranking covers the period July to September 2019 and measures engagement with Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube amongst the social media followers of nearly 500 leading universities. The ranking is available on the W100 website; and members can contact research@theworld100.com to find out about access to the full detailed data and...

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A Reputation for Relevance – highlights from the Manchester conference

Posted on Oct 2, 2019

Universities around the world are finding innovative ways of engaging with local communities, with a wide range of examples shared at the recent World 100 Reputation Network conference hosted by the University of Manchester. However, the conference – under the theme A Reputation for Relevance – also heard that universities must be fully committed to these efforts within the context of increasing challenges to their role from wider society. Nearly 100 leaders in reputation management at leading global universities in 12 countries gathered in Manchester for 3 days of intensive...

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