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Engage! The mission of EUPRIO’s new President

JAN DRIES has a one word answer when asked to sum up his mission as he takes over as President of EUPRIO for the next two years, writes Nic Mitchell “Engage!” By that he means making it easier for members of our European network of higher education communication professionals to engage not just with the organisation – but also with each other! Engage! is Jan Dries’ campaigns slogan as EUPRIO President…

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Christine ends EUPRIO presidency on a high note

After four years at the helm of EUPRIO, Christine Legrand handed over the presidency of our association to Jan Dries at the 2018 General Assembly during our 30thanniversary conference in Sevilla.   Christine, Director of Communications and Industrial Relations at CPE Lyon in France, said she was proud of the achievements while leading the organisation and highlighted the new corporate identity and improved communications with members with the newsletter and…

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Asking the big questions wins the EUPRIO Awards

  From “What if a graduate programme operated like a football team?” to “What if cattle all over the world were eating Finnish wood?” The marketing and communication team at Aalto University in Finland asked the big questions and won the top prize in 2018 EUPRIO Awards at our annual conference in Sevilla, Spain. This is the 20thanniversary of the first EUPRIO Awards and the first was also won by…

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Wake-up call to marketing in the digital age

Gerry McGovern more than lived up to the high expectations in his opening keynote address to 360 EUPRIO delegates gathered in Sevilla for the #EUPRIO2018 conference, writes Nic Mitchell Young people today feel very empowered. They are very connected, sceptical, analytical and cynical and they are not listening to the experts, warned one of the gurus of recent web developments, Gerry McGovern (pictured), who has worked with some of the…

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