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Mobilising students and staff as your university advocates

The symbols of the city of Poznań: a bronz monument of two goats tricking each others

AN IMPORTANT ASPECT OF THIS YEAR’S EUPRIO CONFERENCE THEME IS WHETHER – AND HOW – TO MOBILISE STUDENT AND EMPLOYEE COMMUNITIES TO DEPLOY THEIR OWN SOCIAL NETWORKS IN ORDER TO ENGAGE KEY AUDIENCES AND BUILD YOUR INSTITUTION’S REPUTATION. So says Caroline Roulaux, senior communication adviser for central services at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, who has coordinated one of this year’s EUPRIO Mobility Programmes.   Caroline Roulaux from Maastricht University…

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Engage key audiences and boost your reputation

How do we, as expert communicators, engage with our university communities to help build stronger brands and enhance value to society?    That’s a key question to be tackled at the #EUPRIO2019 annual conference in Poznań, Poland, from June 16-19.   Here Nic Mitchell takes a first look at how some of speakers and workshops will develop the theme. Inspire, Include and Engage Helping to set the scene will be…

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EUPRIO’s 2019 venue Poznań is ranked a top European destination

Poznań in Poland, the setting for this year’s EUPRIO’s annual conference, has been ranked as one of the trendiest European destinations in a survey of more than half-a-million users of EuropeanDestinations.com   The city of Poznań – half way between Berlin and Warsaw – came fifth in the travel guide poll, writes Nic Mitchell. Attractions range from its “incredible Renaissance style town hall to its huge medieval-like castle and the…

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Time to start planning for EUPRIO’s 2019 conference

Time to think about #EUPRIO2019 and renewing your association with our global network of more than 750 communication professionals from all over Europe, writes Nic Mitchell   Joining, or renewing your membership, should be easier than ever this year by signing up for a MyEUPRIO account on the website, which you should use to register for the annual conference and the regular workshops we are now organising in different countries. The…

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Huge rise in English-taught courses across Europe

There has been a rise of nearly 1,000% in the number of English-taught programmes offered by universities in non-English speaking European countries since 2002, reports Nic Mitchell. The number has gone up from 725 when the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) carried out its first study in 2002, rising to 2,389 in 2007 and 8,089 in 2014. The study, English-Taught Programmes in European Higher Education, can be accessed via the PDF…

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