Arab Universities: The Impact of COVID

In 2021, it is impossible to discuss the subject of reputation without looking at the impact of Covid19, and this is perhaps another key sign that an institution’s reputation cannot be solely attributable to rankings.

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Arab Universities Debate Reputation and Rankings

Rankings and reputation are entwined but reputation is about more than rankings. That was the key conclusion from a World 100-moderated session at the THE Arab Rankings Forum on 27 July. World 100 Director Louise Simpson discussed ‘Using Rankings to Enhance Reputation’ with a panel of experts from some of the biggest universities in the Arab region.

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Aalto University: An 11 Year Success

Ask someone on the street to name a prestigious university they will often name institutions with a long, rich history, established hundreds of years ago. But there are numerous institutions all over the world, founded much more recently, that are hot on the heels of those historical, elite universities. One of those universities is Aalto University, Finland, formed in just 2010.

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Aalto University: Branding with innovation

World 100 Director Louise Simpson explored the origins and creative thinking behind the visual identity of Finland’s Aalto University during the THE Young University Summit, when she spoke to their president, Ilkka Niemelä.

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Training Goes Virtual with the World 100 Reputation Academy

Many things have had to adapt during the COVID19 pandemic. This was the case for our Reputation Academy, which had to move online for 2021

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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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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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THE World University Rankings 2021: Reputation continues to drive rankings performance

Universities with a clear focus on reputation continue to perform strongly in the latest THE World University Rankings (WUR 2021), with 72% of W100 Reputation Network members improving or maintaining their position.

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REPUTATION REIMAGINED: W100 at THE World Academic Summit

University communicators have risen to the fore during the pandemic response, but face new challenges during the recovery, according to a special W100 session on reputation at the THE World Academic Summit.

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Reminder: Free tickets for THE World Academic Summit

As a renewing W100 members for 2020-21 claim your free ticket to the Times Higher Education virtual World Academic Summit on 1-2 September, and join a special W100 session.

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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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World 100 Tracker Symposium 2019

King’s College London was the suitably impressive venue for the 2019 W100 Tracker Symposium on 27th November with colleagues from member universities discussing how the tracker is being used and providing constructive feedback on enabling more effective data collection.

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