COVID-19 has tested every university in ways that would have been unimaginable at the end of 2019. This has been the ultimate reputation test, and the World 100 Reputation Network was keen to chart the journey as best we can, to shed light on the challenges for reputation leaders in a unique time.

Last year we asked 10 quick questions of leading global universities (ranked in the top 200 of the world rankings) around managing the crisis of COVID-19 and their reputations. The longitudinal survey began in March 2020 and aimed to show the development of the crisis in terms of pandemic communications, university reputation and various other factors. 

Now, more than a year into the pandemic, we invited universities to think about the same questions to reflect on what’s happening now compared to six months ago. The survey ran in June 2021.

Data from the most recent survey is available below in an interactive dashboard. You can also visit our webinar page to explore the online sessions we hosted to explore the data from earlier waves of the study in more detail with industry experts.

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