International Partnerships: Protecting Reputation When Things Go Wrong

New research by the World 100 Reputation Network (W100) shows that most universities are not adequately preparing for the reputation risks associated with international partnerships.

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Riding the Tiger: Balancing Reputational Risk and Reward is Key to International Partnerships

New research by the World 100 Reputation Network shows that most universities are failing to fully exploit the opportunities for using strategic international partnerships to grow their global profile.

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Rankings Watch – reputation increasingly driving ranking performance

Universities with a strong focus on building reputation are winning the race for global recognition, according to analysis of data from the latest THE World University rankings released in mid-September 2019

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Brand new W100 Social Media Rankings now available

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.

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Rankings Watch: First thoughts on latest Shanghai Rankings

The 2019 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities, produced by Chinese consultancy Shanghai Rankings, was published on 15th August. The Shanghai Rankings, first published in 2003, have a significantly different methodology to the other main global league tables, with a stronger focus on research metrics and no specific reputation measures.

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Academic reputation success for W100 members

46 of the 52 W100 Reputation Network members improved or maintained their academic reputation scores compared to the previous year in the latest QS table, as the rankings season gets into full flow.

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THE Reputation Rankings – a copy-paste case

THE released their latest Reputation Rankings at a summit in Hong Kong, giving the first indication of the results from their academic reputation surveys carried out earlier this year.

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Reputation Beyond the Rankings: HSE Conference 2019

Boldly titled ‘Reputation Beyond the Rankings,’ the conference hosted by the Higher School of Economics St Petersburg brought together rectors and other senior colleagues from universities across Russia and the former Soviet republics along with a range of international speakers.

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Rankings Watch

Many universities are eagerly awaiting the next major rankings announcement, with QS publishing their World University Rankings on 19th June.

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Rankings Watch – what’s the impact of the new THE table?

World 100 members took 4 of the top 5 places in the latest impact rankings from Times Higher Education (THE) focusing on the impact of universities measured through the framework of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Rankings Watch – THE Latest Ranking: Most International Universities Impacted by Reputation

Rankings Watch: Reputation has been identified as the key factor driving changes in most global universities, as identified by THE in its latest ranking

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Rankings Watch – QS Subject Rankings 2019

The first rankings of the year were published on 27 February, with QS releasing their latest Subject Rankings, driven by data from the QS reputation surveys of academics and employers, and research metric data from Scopus.

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