Rob Parker

Rob Parker
Rob managed FULL FABRIC's digital communications between September 2015 and September 2017.
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Conference: the impact of GDPR in higher education

Conference: the impact of GDPR in higher education
Join us on 22 June to learn what universities must do to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.
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My job in higher ed: Aidan Mersh, National Union of Students

Aidan is Membership Engagement Manager at NUS. He explains how he manages relationships with 25 UK students’ unions.
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A CRM for higher ed: three reasons to buy and not build

A CRM for higher ed: three reasons to buy and not build
As higher education becomes increasingly competitive and globalised, the quality of the student experience is becoming more and more important. To stay competitive, universities need to create the most value at every stage of the student lifecycle – otherwise, they’ll lose prospects to institutions which better cater to students' requirements.
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Four effective ways to showcase alumni stories

Four effective ways to showcase alumni stories
Engaging and inspiring alumni stories can encourage prospects to apply to your university and strengthen your institution’s brand and reputation. Here are four ways to get your graduated students’ stories out there.
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Five inspiring education podcasts

Five inspiring education podcasts
According to RAJAR research from 2015, 3.7 million UK adults listen to podcasts – which equates to 6.5% of the population. Podcasts’ accessibility and the fact that they’re relatively easily and quickly produced mean that they’re an excellent way of staying up to date with industry news and trends.
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My job in higher ed: Nathalie Naveda, University of St Gallen

My job in higher ed: Nathalie Naveda, University of St Gallen
Nathalie explains how she manages the recruiting, marketing and admissions of St Gallen’s SIM-HSG programme, which has been ranked #1 by the Financial Times for six consecutive years.
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Four ways universities can make the most of Instagram Stories

Four ways universities can make the most of Instagram Stories
Instagram is a useful and aesthetic way for your university to reach out to its community. According to Statista, the image-sharing platform has over 150 million active daily users. In the US, a 2015 Pew Center Research survey found that Instagram is the social media platform American university students use the most.
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Five tips for organising a university open day

Five tips for organising a university open day
An open day is an opportunity to show your prospects what student life is like at your university. It’s a chance to show off your campus, let prospects meet faculty members and encourage them to imagine what it would be like to study on one of your programmes.
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My job in higher ed: Alison Knight, General Director at ISM

My job in higher ed: Alison Knight, General Director at ISM
Alison is General Director at International School of Management in Paris. She tells us about the main qualities she looks for in applicants and how education can open doors.
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How to ensure your university’s application process is accessible

How to ensure your university’s application process is accessible
Digital technology is becoming increasingly crucial in higher education and has revolutionised the way students apply, study and interact with a university. As an example, recent developments have seen paper admissions dropped in favour of streamlined and adaptable online application portals.
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