Nic Mitchell is an expert commentator on European higher education for University World News, The PIE News and BBC. He specialises in helping European universities raise their international profile through effective ‘native’ English-language content in print and online.
He won the 2015 Outstanding Higher Education Journalism Award from the UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations and regularly blogs about international higher education for the European universities’ communication network, EUPRIO.
After a career in journalism and university communications in the UK and Europe, Nic set up De la Cour Communications in 2011/12 to assist non-UK universities reach Anglophone international students, researchers and global stakeholders.
Current and recent university and business clients include:
* Oslo and Akershurst University College of Applied Science (HiOA), Norway
* Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
* Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Bergen
* Linköping University, Sweden
* Parthenon-EY management consulting group in India.
For a taste of our recent reports, features and blogs, see:
Cut red tape and raise funding in Erasmus+, says EUA – University World News
Happy birthday Erasmus! – EUPRIO
Explore HiOA – magazine from Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway (see pages 12 & 20)
Germany and Netherlands step up TNE activity – University World News
Big is beautiful for merging universities – BBC Business News
If your university wants to increase its international profile for cross-border research and student and staff mobility, please get in touch.
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De la Cour Communications
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