Brookes’ social presence continues to grow
Thursday, 23 January 2014
Oxford Brookes is looking to build on its hugely successful social community with two new initiatives.
The University has this week launched both a social
wall and a new blogging platform which provides a direct voice for students.
The social wall is an innovative and intuitive online
platform which brings together the very latest news, stories, images and videos
from across the university into one easy to access space.
It is currently being piloted and can be found at www.brookes.ac.uk/social-wall
This week also saw the launch of a new series of
We know that each of our students is different and so
are their experiences. The blogs reflect this and will provide readers with an
insight into a year in the life of five of our students.
The first blogs from all of our five regular bloggers
can be found at www.brookes.ac.uk/student-blogs
Tim Gibson, Social and Digital Media
Manager, commented: “We are very proud of our social community and I am sure these
new initiatives will see it grow even further.
“The social wall provides a dedicated space to share the
energy and vibrancy of Oxford Brookes. We are also excited to read more from
our student bloggers who will be sharing their experiences of life at university.”
community is approaching 85,000 likes, with over 14,000 followers on Twitter and more than 550,000
views of videos on our YouTube
is keen to hear any feedback on the current Beta stage of the social wall and
the student blogs. Any comments should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org