Rebuilding Public Trust in Universities: THE Live US

On April 1st, World 100 Director Louise Simpson, hosted a panel of experts at THE Live US. The panel looked at rebuilding public trust in universities and featured Sue Cunningham, President and CEO of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and Nicky Old, Director for Communications and External Relations for Universities UK.

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Keio University host their second MEXT symposium

Keio University is pleased to announce that it will host the second MEXT Japan-EU Inter-University Exchange Project Liaison Meeting on “Strategic Cooperation and Support for Higher Education” on March 18, 2021.

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How does political change impact country reputation?

The advent of a new administration in Washington DC is reportedly already fuelling an increase in applications from international students to US universities . The so-called ‘Biden Bump’ may go some way to addressing the falls in American global recruitment seen over the last few years.

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Keio University host Experience Japan Exhibition 2020 Online

Keio University will hold the “Experience Japan Exhibition 2020 Online” on Saturday, November 21, from 18:00–21:00 JST/9:00–12:00 GMT to introduce diverse programs and courses offered by more than 20 Japanese universities, internship opportunities, scholarship information, and more.

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Rankings Watch: US News & World Report and THE Reputation Rankings bring the season to a close 

Rankings Watch is a regular feature from Mark Sudbury, Head of Global Network Development, looking at activity in the university rankings. This month's segment looks at the US News & World Report’s Best Global Universities, the last of this year’s “big four” rankings, published in late October; followed by the THE Reputation Rankings.

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Keio University Virtual Seminar Series

You can see some of the knowledge and impact being delivered by Keio University, one of Japan’s leading universities, with their series of global webinars: Japan and the World in the Era of COVID-19: Considering whether the new paradigm is a crisis or an opportunity.

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Honesty and openness ensure effective employee relations during a crisis

Barry Holmes, HR Director at RCSI – University of Medicine & Health Sciences – and W100 Network Member, explains how employee engagement, wellbeing and support were at the forefront of all they did in managing the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Changing Reputational Challenges of COVID-19

Universities have moved on from the immediate crisis communications response, but the reputational challenges of on-going pandemic reputation management are no less complex, according to the latest W100 survey.

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Networking: Moving Online

Coronavirus has changed a lot of things for a lot of people, not least the world’s perception of cleanliness. We are now more laidback about things that used to seem like the most important thing in the world; more conscious of other people’s whereabouts and well-being; more aware of how important our relationships with other people are than ever before. We’re also changing how we work.

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Taking the Temperature of COVID-19 Webinar: Part 2

As COVID-19 continues to challenge every aspect of universities and life in general, we revisit our Taking the Temperature of COVID-19 survey.

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W100 Virtual Conference dates announced

The W100 virtual annual conference Reimagining Universities: Evolution and Change will be held between 2nd– 6th November 2020.

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The backlash begins: Academia in the firing line

As the dust begins to settle on universities, and the immediate communications drive dries up, is academia in the firing line?

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