Aalto University: Branding with innovation

World 100 Director Louise Simpson explored the origins and creative thinking behind the visual identity of Finland’s Aalto University during the THE Young University Summit, when she spoke to their president, Ilkka Niemelä.

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Rankings Watch: Reputation continues to influence global rankings, but pandemic influences yet to resonate

Mark Sudbury, Head of World 100 and Reputation, looks at the 2021 QS world university rankings, overall trends and how World 100 members have performed.

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Training Goes Virtual with the World 100 Reputation Academy

Many things have had to adapt during the COVID19 pandemic. This was the case for our Reputation Academy, which had to move online for 2021

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The Reputation Opportunity – Information on our 2020/21 Research Project

The World 100 research project for 2020/2021 will explore how universities have used the visibility of Covid-19 research to build profile.

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Impact and Reputation intertwine as W100 members top latest THE rankings

World 100 members have again proved the link between reputation and the real-world impact of universities, achieving 4 of the top 10 places (and 9 of the top 20) in the latest THE Impact Rankings published on 21st April 2021.

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Rebuilding Public Trust in Universities: Trust in Sources of Information

Part 2 of our summary of Louise's session at THE Live US, looking a rebuilding public trust in universities. In this piece, we look at the conversation relating to people's trust in sources of news and information and how that relates to trust in universities, specifically during the pandemic.

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Rebuilding Public Trust in Universities: THE Live US

On April 1st, World 100 Director Louise Simpson, hosted a panel of experts at THE Live US. The panel looked at rebuilding public trust in universities and featured Sue Cunningham, President and CEO of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and Nicky Old, Director for Communications and External Relations for Universities UK.

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Keio University host their second MEXT symposium

Keio University is pleased to announce that it will host the second MEXT Japan-EU Inter-University Exchange Project Liaison Meeting on “Strategic Cooperation and Support for Higher Education” on March 18, 2021.

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3 key pain points for social media managers and how to alleviate them

Social media is one of the most important aspects of a marketing and communications strategy as it represents a chance to reach a large percentage of your audience easily, repeatedly, and, if done right, cheaply. Despite this, it remains an under-developed part of most strategies, with leadership often overlooking its complexities and allocating insufficient time and resources to getting it right.

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How does political change impact country reputation?

The advent of a new administration in Washington DC is reportedly already fuelling an increase in applications from international students to US universities . The so-called ‘Biden Bump’ may go some way to addressing the falls in American global recruitment seen over the last few years.

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Helping students feel at home for the holidays

As a university of more than 70% international students, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, has faced an unprecedented challenge in supporting students to stay in Ireland this Christmas.

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Extending our Global Reach

The Knowledge Partnership, the founder of W100, was acquired by THE in December

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