We Met At Last – World 100 networking returns

November saw the first World 100 in-person event since the end of 2019 when members and other delegates came together for the World 100 Conference in Manchester. ‘World 100 Live’ was the destination of this meeting; a special event designed for members to share insights and experiences from their university since we last met

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Internationalisation, reputation and rankings – what happen next?

How has internationalisation been impacted by the pandemic? And what are the changes driving global reputation in a sector dominated by globalisation and fierce competition, when international visibility has never been more crucial for success. These topics formed the background to a recent session at Times Higher Education’s Leadership and Management Summit.

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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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