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What are the prospects for Alumni engagement in 2021?

What are the prospects for Alumni engagement in 2021?

After a challenging 2020, alumni teams are beginning to look ahead as prospects for 2021 appear more positive. The disruption to alumni relations has prompted the necessity for new methods of engagement, combined with efforts to support the additional hurdles alumni face. Many universities have been moving forward across all their external communications with an expanded repertoire of online events,…
What’s Influencing 2021 Postgraduate Recruitment?

What’s Influencing 2021 Postgraduate Recruitment?

Postgraduate students make up almost a quarter of all students in the UK, but they rarely attract the level of attention and priority that their numbers demand.  Amidst the tough decision making about university recruitment and academic scheduling earlier in the Covid pandemic, it was unsurprising to see the announcements being made about pausing postgraduate course recruitment and deferring September…
The rising need for student mental health and wellbeing support

The rising need for student mental health and wellbeing support

Student mental health and wellbeing have been high on the university agenda since it was recognised that there appeared to be higher levels of mental distress amongst students compared to their non-student peers.[1] Coupled with the intimate link between achieving academic success and strong mental health, the case for university and students’ unions’ teams to focus on developing their wellbeing…