Reputation Matters

W100 Annual Conference taking shape

Bookings are open for the W100 Annual Conference hosted by the University of Manchester, 9-11th September. The conference, themed around A Reputation for Relevance – How Universities Are Engaging with Society, will feature international speakers from universities and other organisations exploring the ways in which institutions are working with their communities. Sessions will include national campaigns on the impact of universities, civic relationships, how best to structure communications operations to deliver effective engagement, using...

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Rankings Watch – Most International Universities Impacted by Reputation

Reputation has been identified as the key factor driving changes in the most international universities, as identified by Times Higher Education in its latest ranking. The ‘Most International Universities in the World’ list was published by THE on March 20, and shows Hong Kong, Swiss and Singapore universities leading the way, based on metrics from the overall THE World University Rankings. The performance of UK universities has declined markedly, with 21 institutions scoring lower than in the previous list of most international universities,...

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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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