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Aluminate Community Builder: A Platform for Changing Times

This year has shown how quickly the world can change... The education sector [...]

  • International Alumni Ambassodor

University of Bath finds online Alumni Ambassadors programme doubles chances of postgraduate offer holders converting into students

Chris Tickell, International Alumni Events Manager at the University of Bath shared the phenomenal success [...]

Creating Connection Roundtable #5: Welcoming the Class of 2020 in unusual circumstances

This Virtual Roundtable was held on the 18/June/2020. University engagement professionals from 20 institutions [...]

Creating Connection Roundtable #4: Managing International Alumni Communities

This Virtual Roundtable was held on the 27/May/2020. This session focused on the management [...]

Creating Connection Roundtable #3: Responding to a world in crisis – leveraging your community in hard times

This Virtual Roundtable was held on the 13/May/2020. A number of university engagement professionals [...]

Creating Connection Roundtable #2: Student Recruitment and Retention in a crisis

This Virtual Roundtable was held on the 30/Apr/2020. A number of university engagement professionals [...]

Creating Connection Roundtable #1: HE Community Engagement vs COVID19 – Challenges and Responses

This Virtual Roundtable was held on the 15/Apr/2020. A number of university engagement professionals [...]

A Letter from Daniel, Managing Director: Aluminati’s COVID-19 Response

In an unbelievably short period of time our lives have been dramatically transformed. In the [...]

  • Wolverhamption

Even Heroes Need Mentors: The campaign that got 10x more students signing up to the University of Wolverhampton’s mentoring programme

A Q&A with David Wedge, Alumni Relations Manager at the University of Wolverhampton In [...]

  • Takeaways from CASE 2020 Development Services Conference

8 Takeaways from CASE Development Services Conference 2020

1: Target Audiences Using Pop Culture Targeting different generations of Alumni with pop culture really [...]

  • 12 Tips for getting more volunteers to support your project

12 Tips For Finding Volunteers To Support Your Cause

Volunteering has tangible benefits both to organisers and volunteers. Here are 12 tips to [...]

  • CASE Working with Volunteers

10 Takeaways from CASE Working With Volunteers 2020

As the UK leave the EU, this year’s CASE Working With Volunteers event took an [...]

  • Global alumni volunteers

Why Do We Need Global Alumni Volunteers More Than Ever?

Dr Maria Gallo, Founder and Chief Alumni Strategist of KITE:  Keep in Touch Education I [...]

  • CASE 2020 Alumni Relations

Introduction to Fundraising and Alumni Relations 2020

We were proud to be primary sponsors of this year’s CASE ‘Introduction to Fundraising and [...]

Aluminate Launch Webinar

Over 100 Alumni Relations, Careers, Advancement and Community Managers joined our webinar from all over [...]

Why Online Community Platforms MUST Change (And a Big Reveal!)

Over the last few weeks, I have written a series of blogs, starting with ‘Should [...]

UWE Bristol observes that community platform members are 225% more likely to give back

Following on from my previous article about using technology to build capacity, I am [...]

  • Alumni communications

Building capacity and leveraging tech to prepare your AR programme for 2020 and beyond

In my previous post, dramatically entitled Death by Disruption and Alumni Relations’ Secret Weapon, [...]