The dangers of ‘predatory’ conferences

A key recommendation in the Rankings Influencers research is to ensure that academics are attending high-quality international conferences, a key factor in building reputation.

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Reputation Around the world: China

Reputation has focused much on China over recent weeks with the 5 yearly National Congress of the Communist Party taking place and the bolstering of the power of President Xi Jinping.

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New W100 research shows how academics and employers are influenced to vote for universities in the world rankings

Academics whose opinions are canvassed for world university rankings are sceptical of the methodologies used and often don’t make evidence-based decisions when nominating the best universities, according to new research by the World 100 Reputation Network.

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The W100 Annual Conference – A Unique Event

When the room is filled with communications professionals, you’d expect the networking session at the W100 Annual Conference to be a lively affair. And it is. If you could listen in to the conversations taking place, you would hear colleagues sharing their experiences with peers from across the world.

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Louise Attends Tokyo 2020 Conference

I was there to run some reputation workshops for Japanese universities keen to improve their image, and attract more international students, plus present findings of a study for the British Council in Japan on how UK universities made the most of the Olympics.

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The W100 Reputation Network welcomes first Dutch members

Following the recent Discover the W100 event in Amsterdam, we are pleased to announce two new additions to the network; Utrecht University and University of Groningen

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Discover the World 100 in Amsterdam

The first Discover the World 100 event took place recently in Amsterdam. The event engaged directors from top-ranked northern European Universities including 7 of the 11 world-ranked Dutch institutions.

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Experience Japan Exhibition, 15 November, 2014

Following the success of previous years, Keio University will again host the annual Experience Japan Exhibition 2014, in collaboration with the British Council, on Saturday, 15 November,13:00 - 18:00 at the Royal Society, London.

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Japan – The Dangers and Pleasures of Tradition

Japan, 9 December 2012. Preconference day of the World 100 and British Council in Japan conference and study tour. A day to relax before the conference starts tomorrow and take in some first impressions of Japan.

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A higher education reputation network of international reach

The World 100 Reputation Network continues to grow apace. This year, it has seen the Universities of Erasmus Rotterdam, Western Australia, Monash and Bristol join the group, which now numbers 16 top universities.

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