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Speakers in the video spotlight at #EUPRIO2018

With the focus on the digital transformation of university communications at EUPRIO’s annual conference this year in Sevilla, we’ve made a series of short youtube video interviews in which EUPRIO’s blogger-in-chief Nic Mitchell talks to some of the speakers and participants about the challenges of digital communications. Drag university communications into the 21stcentury Gerry McGovern’s opening keynote speech had #EUPRIO2018 participants jumping on to social media to applaud his hard-hitting…

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Honorary memberships for five EUPRIO networking activists

One of the founding fathers of EUPRIO and four former national representatives on the Steering Committee have been rewarded for their role in developing our European association of university communicators by being elevated to EUPRIO honorary membersHIP. Announcing the awards, retiring EUPRIO President Christine Legrand said the honorary memberships were a ‘thank-you’ for all the hard work the five had put into building and supporting the association over many years.…

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Nic wins Higher Education Journalism Award

Freelance writer and EUPRIO contributor Nic Mitchell has won the prestigious Award for Outstanding Higher Education Journalism from the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Education & Skills Group. The award sponsored by IFS University College was announced at the annual CIPR Education Journalism Awards 2015 in London on 12 November. Nic was up against full-time national journalists and won the prize for a feature for the BBC online…

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University comms in the age of Facebook posts and tweets !

Nic Mitchell (alias @EuprioNic) EUPRIO’s chief blogger Nic Mitchell drew on his experience managing the flow of news on the association’s website and social media pages when he spoke, via Skype, to the 4th UNICA PR and Communication Workshop this month. Here he highlights some of his key messages. My talk focused on ‘University communications in the digital age – where a feature is a blog and a news brief…

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