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Written By: Nic Mitchell

Nic Mitchell is an expert commentator on European higher education, writing for University World News and the BBC and helping European universities raise their international profile through ‘native’ English-language content online and in print.

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.
Award certificateAfter 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 Norway’s Oslo and Akershurst University College of Applied Science (HiOA); Charles University, Prague in the Czech Republic; Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Bergen in Norway; Linköping University in Sweden and the Parthenon-EY management consulting group in India.

For a taste of our recent reports, features and blogs, see:

Can UK universities remain European after Brexit – Blog
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)
The year transnational education came of age – Blog
European universities urged to stick together after Brexit – Blog
Germany and Netherlands step up TNE activityUniversity 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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