Importance of Alumni Networks: How Schools Make A Bad First Impression

This blog will be discussing the importance of Alumni Networks and how schools making a bad impression can undermine this importance.  Most people when asked would agree that first impressions are critical in life.

Alumni Networking Tips: A Lesson from Ross and Chandler

I recently stumbled across an old ‘Friends’ episode which is super relevant for anyone running or thinking about alumni networks and would like a few alumni networking tips.

Alumni Relations Budgets: We Can’t Afford It. Really?

Running an Alumni Association or Alumni Relations Department is all about making tough choices – where do you invest your limited resources to have the biggest impact?  In essence, your Alumni Relations budgets.

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Alumni Relations Best Practices in 2020. Are You Ready?

I had the privilege of hearing an insightful panel discussion on the future of alumni relations best practices at the Graduway Global Leaders Summit, held at the Said Business School, Oxford University. The panel was chaired by Rob Curtis, Vice President of Graduway and focused on the biggest alumni trends and alumni relations best practices. 

Successful Alumni Relations Best Practices

A new year, a new chance for everyone working in the world of education to take their alumni interactions up a level or two and implement a successful alumni relations strategy. But where to start?

Insights From McKinsey’s Alumni Relations

I had the privilege of interviewing three weeks ago Sean Brown at the Graduway Global Leaders Summit, held at the Said Business School, Oxford University. During our talk “From the Boardroom to the Classroom” Sean shared a unique perspective based on over 10 years’ experience running leading corporate and academic alumni networks as a Mckinsey […]

Engaging Alumni Means You Can’t Be Afraid of Your Alumni

Let’s face it, most Alumni Relations Directors are a little afraid of their alumni and they certainly don’t want unhappy alumni. To some extent this is completely understandable. Unhappy alumni can be extremely vocal.

Don’t Waste the Chinese Alumni Opportunity

This blog will be discussing the changes in international alumni relations and the opportunity that the growing number of Chinese alumni represents.  The number of international students continues to grow each year. Yet for most schools, their approach to alumni relations has remained the same. It feels like education institutions do not give sufficient attention […]

The Case for Alumni Mentoring

In This blog i will be making the case for Alumni Mentoring.  The provision of mentors to students and alumni used to be a low priority for education institutions.

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