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Raquel Russell

How to audit your institution’s voice on social media

Written by Lee-Anne Akister Social Media Advisor/System Analyst Olds College Does your role include managing your institution’s social media presence? Are you trying to determine which accounts across your campus fit within your institution’s brand identity and policies? And which accounts might... More

‘Zooming’ in on armchair recruitment with webinars

Written by Kelli Wheatley Virtual Recruitment Officer, Ryerson University Most folks in the #PSEWEB community are familiar with the tried-and-true methods of reaching students online: emails, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, and maybe WeChat (RIP Vine). My team, however, is also fully... More

Behind-the-scenes look and preview of #PSEWEB 2019

We’re less than two weeks away from the 9th #PSEWEB conference! We’re excited to welcome a great mix of new and familiar voices this July. Looking for a preview of our July 8-9 conference? Interested in the behind-the-scenes work of running a conference? To get those answers, the #PSEWEB blog team had a... More

How to Look After Your Mental Health as a Creative

Written by Harper Reid, Writer  Managed to make a professional pursuit out of your passion? Massive props: you’re one of the select few humans who get to do what they love for a living. But plying your trade as a creative isn’t all sunshine and roses. Factors like financial precarity and the pressure of... More

Why you might not need a DSLR | Higher education photographer explains

Written by Alexa Battler News & Media Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough  I’ve noticed many people in communications believe they need a DSLR camera to produce high-quality pictures, while neglecting the powerful ones sitting right in their pockets. Don’t get me wrong, I love my DSLR (or... More

5 Tips for Communications Newbies

Written by Raquel A. Russell Communications Assistant, University of Toronto Scarborough Library It’s the end of the semester, so you may hear the collective sigh of relief taken by higher-ed communicators across the land. You also may hear my slightly louder sigh of relief. I am now three months from my... More

Higher Education’s Social Media Landscape Context

Written by Paul Bradley  eQAfy, Data for better higher education websites and digital governance  NOTE FROM THE #PSEWEB EDITORIAL TEAM: eQAfy’s Paul Bradley is back on the #PSEWEB blog with a two-part overview analysis of the higher education social media landscape.  eQAfy, a web estate monitoring... More

The Higher Education Social Media Landscape

Written by Paul Bradley  eQAfy, Data for better higher education websites and digital governance  NOTE FROM THE #PSEWEB EDITORIAL TEAM: eQAfy’s Paul Bradley is back on the #PSEWEB blog with a two-part overview analysis of the higher education social media landscape. eQAfy, a web estate monitoring... More

Canadian University and College CMS Use

NOTE FROM THE #PSEWEB EDITORIAL TEAM: Happy New Year, #PSEWEB Community! Our first post back is a guest article from eQAfy’s Paul Bradley about the use of content management systems by Canadian universities and colleges. eQAfy, a web estate monitoring service to boost higher education website user... More

From a One-Person Show to Leading a Social Media Team: the Transition and Lessons Learned

Written by Megan Weales Digital Community Coordinator, Office of Student Life University of Ontario Institute of Technology It’s weird to think my career in Higher Ed only *officially* began in May, because in reality, I’ve been working in the same department at the University of Ontario Institute of... More

5 Ways to Ace Your Post-secondary Education Communications Interview

Written by Kristina Doyle  Digital Communications Officer, University of Toronto Scarborough, Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs Yay! You just got the email—you’re invited to an interview for the post-secondary education communications position you applied for. All you have to do now is... More

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