About

We are an international consultancy providing digital strategy, online communications and support for content marketing in schools, colleges and universities. As specialists in the education sector, we have worked with over 130 education institutions around the world to support their strategic use of digital and social media.

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Our Work

We have worked with schools, colleges, universities, training and professional development bodies and research institutions around the world. Here we provide an insight into just a handful of our projects in the education sector. You can also view our full client list here.

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Northumbria University: Student Communications

Working in close partnership with the University, we set out a vision for the University's future approach to student communications.

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AHUA: Engaging Members and Raising Profile

We were commissioned to develop a communications strategy and have since been working with them to implement that strategy.

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Nord Anglia Education: Digital Content Strategy

Working in a versatile team, we delivered content plans for each Nord Anglia Education school and produced content for many of their websites.

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Oxford Brookes: Case For Support

To help the University launch a new support and fundraising strategy, we developed the Brookes Because messaging concept.

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Newcastle: Creating a Thriving Social Community

We created a strategy that helped Newcastle University reach its students, and grew the Facebook audience by 1400% without advertising.

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Imperial College London: Creating a Guide to Student Success

We worked with Imperial College London on the award-winning "Imperial Success Guide", which provided advice on assessments and learning.

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London South Bank University: Discovering What Students Want

We helped LSBU to shape a portal that students would want, based on interviews, analytics, best-practice and a range of intelligent tools.

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War Child: Getting the Right Message Across

We carried out research and interviews to help War Child choose a campaign message that worked for them, and spoke to their audience.

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City University: Keeping the Strategy On Track

We helped City University develop their social media strategy, and stayed on as a "critical friend" to offer guidance and help keep their plan on track.

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Radboud Universiteit: Sharing the Potential of Social Media

We visited Radboud to organise a week-long event which shared the potential of social media with staff, academics and senior leaders.

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The Open University: Facebook for International Students

We assisted the Open University in the launch of a new Facebook page for international learners, and provided content to boost its audience.

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UTHSCSA: Social Media for Student & Patient Engagement

While UTHSCSA were re-thinking their website, we helped them devise a social strategy that would connect with both patients and students.

What We Do

Our work focuses on the education and education-related sectors. We provide bespoke digital communications consultancy and support to help your school, college or university with student recruitment, parent engagement, corporate communications, fundraising, research communications, alumni engagement, and internal communications with staff and students.

Blog

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