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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. 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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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. 83% of members of the World 100 Reputation Network, which represents leaders in communications and marketing in more than 50 global universities, improved their research or teaching reputation scores (or both) in the THE Rankings. International reputation is key to progress The results of the reputation surveys undertaken by THE contribute...

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A Reputation for Relevance – highlights from the Manchester conference

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...

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Still time to book for the W100 conference

We are only a few weeks away now from the W100 Reputation Network Annual Conference at the University of Manchester, 9-11th September. With all the recent focus on the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, we are all looking forward to hearing from Professor Brian Cox, whose visibility in the media has ratcheted up still further. Other sessions recently added on the theme of A Reputation for Relevance include a focus on sustainability led by the University of Navarra, and a discussion around models of university fundraising to benefit local...

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