The Digital Campus

The Digital Campus

January 6, 2017
by Edouard Reat Noch
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“Comment Allez-Vous?” A Study on Student Habits and Trends

Each year at the University of Lausanne, the Career Center partners with the Student Association (FAE) for a research project looking at new students. From November to December of 2015, 1,162 new students responded to the study. For the Digital … Continue reading

July 17, 2015
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Wide Open Spaces: the Pros and Cons of Open Education [infographic]

MOOCs and others are new players in a movement that has become more and more wide-spread in recent years: open education. As with anything new, there are pros, cons, hurdles and opportunities. The following infographic by Value Colleges shows some … Continue reading

July 29, 2014
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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The Most Powerful Colleges in Social Media [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered which universities have the most likes on Facebook or the biggest follower base on Twitter? Edudemic put together a neat infographic that shows the most popular US universities on social media.

June 24, 2014
by Florencia Prada
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Why Universities Need to Be Run Like Startups

It’s a well documented fact that higher education is being disrupted by new technologies, new players, and changing economic and social context. Consider the following: Student debt is at an all time high in the U.S. and that ⅔ of students … Continue reading

November 8, 2013
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Digital Communication in Higher Education [Infographic]

A survey by the US marketing agency Verge Pipe Media asked 25,000 students, parents-of-students, and alumni at a US University “is social media important to you?” and “how would you like the University to communicate with you?”. The results are … Continue reading

October 2, 2013
by Florencia Prada
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15 Amazing Facebook Stats

Originally published on Dashburst Facebook truly is an amazing site with record shattering numbers taking place each day. Did you know the average Facebook user spends 20 minutes on the network per visit? There are currently over 1.15 billion active … Continue reading

August 29, 2013
by Julia Kuhn Mirza
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Create the Perfect Post

I am sure you all have words of wisdom when it comes to which posts do the best on your social media channels. Unsurprisingly, for me the most engaging posts are beautiful pictures on Facebook or tagging others in tweets … Continue reading