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Turning university staff into social advocates

How to you get university staff on board with a social advocacy programme? That’s the challenge four European universities set themselves in one of the latest EUPRIO Mobility Programmes, or EMPs, writes Nic Mitchell. Their finding – available in a report which members can see via the password-protected My EUPRIO site  – sparked plenty of interest in a workshop at EUPRIO’s 2019 conference in Poznań, Poland. Among the key conclusions…

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EUPRIO gets international and communication teams collaborating

University international offices and press & communication departments face similar challenges, but day-to-day business gets in the way and prevents sharing information and developing a common strategy to benefit students, staff and the universities themselves, according to a study backed by EUPRIO. The project supported by EUPRIO’s Mobility Programme (EMP) involved international and communication managers at five higher education institutions (HEIs) and the results were presented to EUPRIO 2019 annual…

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EUPRIO Mobility Programme seeks new comms challenges

  As EUPRIO makes the call for specific projects to be tackled by its second Mobility Programme, Nic Mitchell looks back at the first programme – which saw three very different international universities pool their ideas to improve the way they communicate with international students and staff. The EUPRIO Mobility Programme, or EMP, encourages members to network and share best practice by working across European borders to solve specific real-life communication…

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