De la Cour Communications


Written By: Nic Mitchell

De la Cour Communications, led by award-winning public relations consultant and commentator Nic Mitchell, provides strategic advice and journalistic support to international higher education clients.

Award certificateCurrently working with a range of media outlets, including the BBC and University World News, Nic won the Outstanding Higher Education Journalism Award from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Education & Skills Group in 2015.

The award was for his in-depth look at the impact of the east-to-west European brain drain on Lithuania for BBC online business news . See more here.

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

As well as blogs and news reports on European higher education, including a regular blogging service for the European Universities Public Relations & Information Officers’ association (EUPRIO), we offer tailored market intelligence and media support to public and private sector organisations promoting the internationalisation of higher education and student mobility.

Nic also recounts how he overcame the effects of bowel cancer and chemotherapy in his ‘Cancer-talk’ blog.

To find out more ABOUT what we can offer you, see here.



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