Reputation Matters

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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Calling all W100 Business Schools – exclusive new MBA tool launched

Calling all W100 Business Schools – exclusive new MBA tool launched

Business Schools represent one of the most competitive sectors in Higher Education; and W100 members can now access a new service providing comprehensive data on MBA programmes worldwide. The W100 MBA Wizard is a one-stop resource for in-depth data and information for English language MBA programmes at 230 of the world’s best Business Schools across more than 35 countries, including pricing, entry requirements, accreditation and marketing information Subscription to the W100 MBA Wizard is now open with a discount for W100 members who sign up...

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A reputation for relevance – call for W100 conference sessions

A reputation for relevance – call for W100 conference sessions

The theme for the 2019 World 100 Reputation Network Annual Conference, to be held in Manchester, has been confirmed, with a focus on how universities can build reputation through working with their communities and wider society. The conference, which takes place on 10-11 September 2019, will be entitled A Reputation for Relevance – Universities Engaging with Society. We are now looking for speakers, for both plenary sessions and workshops, and would welcome any suggestions from W100 members. Please send any thoughts to info@theworld100.com....

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Differentiation and the World Class University

The 8th World 100 Reputation Network Annual Conference was held at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus on 27-28 September 2018, bringing together colleagues from more than 40 institutions around the globe. Leaders in reputation gathered to hear from a range of international speakers, and discuss in depth the topic of differentiation: how can universities stand out in an increasingly competitive global environment? After a recognition that the conference was taking place on the ancestral lands of the Musqueam...

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University of Calgary Study Tour

Our alternative study tour to the University of Calgary literally took us to new heights as we arrived late Friday night to see the vibrant and beautiful city fringed by the Rockies. Some of us went up to Banff and Canmore to do grizzly bear hunting over the weekend and see the extravagant Chateau Louise above the azure lake (it really is very blue). We didn’t see a grizzly but we enjoyed elk singing and mountain sheep munching, and the most amazing scenery. On to the actual campus on Monday, we discovered that Calgary sits on a...

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