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International Partnerships Research is now live

The online questionnaire aimed at Directors of International and Communications & Marketing in leading global universities which will feed into the World 100 Annual Research project on the role of reputation in international partnerships has been launched. All W100 members are encouraged to fill in the questionnaire and ensure that relevant colleagues in their institution, particularly those responsible for international partnerships do so. The questionnaire can be accessed here. The W100 Research project is focused on exploring the role...

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Places still available for W100 Training to enhance Engagement and Brand Position

This year’s World 100 Reputation Academy will see international directors from the likes of The University of Manchester, University of Toronto and many more delivering training and guidance to strengthen and enhance your university’s reputation. The five-day intensive course, held in the historic city of Cambridge on 20 – 24 May 2019, will support your development into an effective future director for communications, marketing and international departments of the world’s top universities. Improve your...

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CONNECTIONS: Research on international partnerships kicks off soon

The W100 Reputation Network Annual Research project will launch shortly, with surveys about the role reputation plays in international partnerships going out to leaders in Communications, Marketing and International at members and other global institutions in the next few weeks. The research aims to analyse how universities are using reputation to determine which organisations to partner with internationally; and how impactful partnerships with global universities and other institutions can be used to drive international reputation. All W100...

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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. Initial W100 analysis suggests that several members have made significant progress, with University of Toronto, University of Michigan and McGill University rising in all 5 of the broad subject tables. UBC was close behind, rising in 4 and holding their own in Medicine. University of Amsterdam is No.1 in the Communications...

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Rankings Watch – the calm before the storm

Rankings Watch – the calm before the storm

The beginning of the calendar year is traditionally a quiet time in the rankings business – at least in terms of new data being released. However, from a reputation standpoint, the real action is taking place during this period as the academic surveys driving the reputation elements of the QS and Times Higher Education world rankings are in full flow. Following the W100 research project on Rankings Influencers in 2017, many universities have now developed proactive strategies to maximise their impact in these reputation surveys, including...

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