What will higher education look like in the future?

What will higher education look like in the future?
The future of education is a topic of interest for us and the many higher education professionals we speak with daily. With technology and the gig economy evolving as rapidly as they are, it’s difficult to predict what education will look like in 10 or 20 years time. Luckily for us, HolonIQ’s report, Education in 2030, explores the expansion of global education in depth and identifies five scenarios for the future of learning: education-as-usual, regional rising, global giants, peer to peer and robo revolution.
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Skills that Increase Post-Grad Job Prospects

Skills that Increase Post-Grad Job Prospects
One of the most common anxieties of recent graduates or soon-to-be graduates is the stresses of the job market ahead of them. No matter what field a graduate majored in, finding a job can be intimidating and incredibly challenging, especially with the amount of competition in the modern market.
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Ashley Lipman, February 12, 2019

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IT Challenges Universities Face

IT Challenges Universities Face
It’s no secret that technology is changing fast. On the forefront of this technology are universities. Across the globe, universities are searching for new ways to face the latest challenges in Information Technology. From information security to redefining the role of students and technology on campus, colleges have a lot of work to tackle.
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How universities can improve student retention rates

How universities can improve student retention rates
There's a lot of talk around improving student admissions rates, but issues around student retention are just as important. The university dropout rate for UK domestic students has increased for the first time in four years.
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Kate Tattersfield, January 30, 2019

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5 innovative online education resources to look out for

5 innovative online education resources to look out for
Technology has disrupted and digitised many industries across the globe, including, in more recent years, education. In 2017, global investments made to learning technology companies reached over $9.52 billion, up 30% from 2016, according to Edtech Times.
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Kate Tattersfield, January 25, 2019

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How universities can increase enrolments by marketing to students effectively

How universities can increase enrolments by marketing to students effectively
With technology evolving at rapid rates, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends to ensure your message reaches your target audience in the right places. But instead of worrying about new apps and features, it’s more important to get your marketing plan right first. New methods come and go all the time, but key marketing tactics have longevity.
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João Amaro de Matos, January 24, 2019

Brexit and the irreducible British universities

Brexit and the irreducible British universities
While we wait for"Brexit", it is important to understand the collateral effects in areas such as Science and Education. A week ago, Nova University Lisbon hosted a meeting with more than 60 researchers and colleagues from Lancaster University, to discuss shared scientific projects, Europe's scientific research agenda and the future collaboration between British and European universities.
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Kate Tattersfield, January 16, 2019

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What are the key trends in higher education marketing today?

What are the key trends in higher education marketing today?
The way stakeholders interact with universities online is in a constant state of flux. Technology continues to evolve at rapid rates, so marketing departments need to have their finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest trends. 
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Kate Tattersfield, January 09, 2019

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Why mobile marketing is a must for any higher education admissions strategy

Why mobile marketing is a must for any higher education admissions strategy
Mobile marketing should be at the top of any higher education institution’s marketing agenda. In other words, universities need to also contemplate a mobile-first approach to capture applicants' attention. Never before has information been so accessible; today, students can find everything they need to know in just a few taps.
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Kate Tattersfield, January 04, 2019

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My job in Higher Ed with Conrad Kheng Hwa Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA

My job in Higher Ed with Conrad Kheng Hwa Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA
This month, we caught up with Conrad Kheng Hwa Chua, Executive Director of the Cambridge MBA at Cambridge Judge Business School to find out, among other things, how to create a rich intellectual environment whilst equipping students with the skills they need to be a successful entrepreneur.
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