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  • 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, [...]

  • Disruption in education

Death by Disruption and Alumni Relations’ Secret Weapon

In my previous post, Should you call your Alumni the “C-word”?, I explore the changing [...]

Should you call your Alumni the “C-word”?

Since tuition fees were introduced in 1998, seismic shifts in attitudes have resulted in a [...]

The case for alumni relations

Universities are in most cases, stable, risk adverse institutions designed to last for millennia. With [...]

Future-proofing your alumni engagement project

Alumni relations is an ever-changing environment. With the number of alumni growing by thousands every [...]

5 ways to improve alumni engagement

The value of your network goes way beyond financial contributions, and building value for your [...]

  • Aluminate Community Builder

Announcing Aluminate Community Builder – Preview 1: Introduction

After years of development we are excited to announce the release of the latest incarnation [...]

  • Plymouth Connect - Powered by Aluminate

Client Testimonial: University of Plymouth

Q&A with Jean Almond, Alumni Engagement Manager How did you hear about Aluminati? Aluminati [...]

  • CEAC19

CASE Europe Annual Conference 2019 (CEAC19)

Our top ten highlights From the BBC's chief international correspondent setting the conference [...]

  • Engaging students and Alumni

9 steps for a good start to the academic year

September and October are busy months for universities. Between a brand new cohort of students [...]

  • Fundraising

Alumni Relations & Fundraising

Why it pays to think both BIG and small In our professional lives, many [...]

  • 7 Ideas for Alumni Events

Six Creative Ideas for Your Next Alumni Event

Alumni events are a fantastic way to get your school or university alumni community together. [...]

  • Mentoring

How Mentoring Allows Learning to be Truly Powerful

What does a mentoring relationship look like? Mentoring can happen in many ways. It [...]

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Why This Top Public School Chose to Have an Online Members Platform

Haileybury is a coeducational independent school for young people of eleven to 18. [...]