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The W100 Annual Conference – A Unique Event

When the room is filled with communications professionals, you’d expect the networking session at the World 100 Reputation Network Annual Conference to be a lively affair. And it is. If you could listen in to the conversations taking place, you would hear colleagues sharing their experiences with peers from across the world. A communications director of an Australian university, which, for the first time, will soon be assessed on the impact of its research, talks to a communications director at a UK university who has already been through the long, arduous, process. A delegate from Japan,...

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Louise Attends Tokyo 2020 Conference

Winter in Japan is an interesting experience after the dull greys of the UK. Bright blue skies and sunshine, and highs of about 14C filled my Christmas weeks in Tokyo! Just like the weather, everything seemed sharp, and gleaming, with perfect restaurants full of customers celebrating the new year, and immaculate subway stations. I was there to run some reputation workshops for Japanese universities keen to improve their image, and attract more international students, plus present findings of a study for the British Council in Japan on how UK universities made the most of the Olympics.  The...

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The W100 Network Announces Annual Conference in Sydney

Education is Australia’s fourth largest export industry, making the University of Sydney a fitting host for the 6th W100 Reputation Network annual conference, which will focus on communicating global universities as destinations and experiences.

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THE Announces 2015 World Reputation Ranking

The Times Higher Education’s definitive list of the top 100 most powerful global university brands of 2015 was released yesterday.  An offshoot of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, this reputation league table is based on the subjective but expert judgement of senior, published academics. This year over 10,000 academics from 142 countries contributed their views on research and teaching excellence to this invitation-only survey. Reputation is fast moving and universities are constantly forced to evaluate their actions, friends and audiences. Maintaining a world-class...

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Discover the World 100 in Amsterdam

The first Discover the World 100 event too place recently in Amsterdam. The event engaged directors from top ranked northern European Universities including 7 of the 11 world ranked Dutch institutions. Delegates heard from Directors of Communications, International and Marketing from UCL, Aarhus University and Lund University on how the World 100 Network enhances capacity to manage issues of reputation, to build international relations and to develop strategy. PG Kroeger, Editor in Chief of ScienceGuide and Yasha Lange, Head of Corporate Communication at the University of Amsterdam offered...

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The Helsinki Challenge: Who made it to the semi-final?

The University of Helsinki recently launched the Helsinki Challenge; a science-based competition which aims to find a collaborative approach to challenges that threaten the welfare state. Teams of creative thinkers from  science, business, political and media spheres are battling for the 375,000 Euro prize by devising ideas that will strengthen the welfare state. Find out who made it to the semi-final here

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