De la Cour Communications


Written By: Nic Mitchell

De la Cour Communications is led by higher education journalist, blogger and public relations consultant Nic Mitchell.

Nic Mitchell with the 2015 CIPR Award. Picture by Emily Hughes.

Nic won the CIPR’s Outstanding Higher Education Journalism Award 2015 for his BBC online report on the East-West European brain drain from countries like Lithuania.

De la Cour Communications works with a range of international media and European higher education clients – providing  tailored market intelligence and communication support to universities internationalising their higher education portfolio and collaborative research activities.

We currently provide ‘native’ English-language editorial services to raise the profile of:

Nic’s writing style has been described as ‘reliable, accurate, independent and insightful’ by University World News co-founding editor Karen MacGregor. BBC online education news editor Sean Coughlan said it was ‘the kind of specialist journalism, with a thoughtful analysis, that people really want’.

His latest blogs ask What Brexit means for European higher education? and  Can UK universities remain European after Brexit? and look at the implications for Britain’s future association with the EU’s showpiece Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 research programmes as well as the thousands of EU nationals working in UK universities.

EU considers bringing Switzerland in from Erasmus+ cold

This website also hosts the ‘Cancer-talk’ blog in which Nic recounts his personal fight-back against bowel cancer.

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