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Will these famous Hollywood faces really invest in Wrexham AFC?

Our communications assistant Sophie Platt (who happens to be from Wrexham) looks at the unlikely connection between her home-town team and two Hollywood stars. Wrexham is a small town in the north east of Wales. It is home to the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Five teams accused of causing offence with ethnic stereotypes

Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch looks at the recent heightened controversy over some sports teams’ names, accused of reinforcing ethnic stereotypes – and what they’re doing (or not doing) about it. There are all sorts of weird and wonderful names … Continue reading

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Graduating during lockdown

Sophie Platt has combined studying for a degree in Media and Communications with working with us a communications assistant. Here she reflects on the challenges of completing her studies in lockdown. Third year of university is famous for being one … Continue reading

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UK universities face a crisis worse than Brexit

Already preparing for the negative effect of Brexit, the UK’s higher education sector is now facing a much more serious crisis – the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic, coupled with the prospect of the country leaving the EU without … Continue reading

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It may have a website, but does that university exist?

Our senior correspondent Andrew Weltch issues a warning about fake university websites. At Weltch Media, we’re very familiar with university websites. Higher education is one of our specialist fields, and much of our writing is for clients’ sites. Last year … Continue reading

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The Hundred – the other side of the coin

Guest post by Annie Chave, who questions the England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) reasons for introducing The Hundred, a new extra-short form of cricket at the height of the 2020 season, and explains the ‘Oppose The 100’ campaign. I … Continue reading

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Still not tired of London and its ‘wonderful immensity’

“… when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”  Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch argues it’s probably as true today as it was when Samuel Johnson … Continue reading

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Unlocking creative potential in higher education marketing

Guest post by Martyn Edwards, Interim Director, Marketing, Recruitment & International at Swansea University. This is always a pivotal time for higher education marketers – A-level results day [Thursday August 15] signals the start in earnest of Clearing. The well-publicised … Continue reading

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GB hockey facing the world’s best

For the first time in a quarter-century, Britain’s men’s ice hockey team is competing at the sport’s highest level, writes Andrew Weltch. Team GB qualified for the top-flight world championship in Slovakia by winning Division 1A last season – a … Continue reading

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Woods or Nicklaus? Messi or Ronaldo? There’s no need to pick a side

Sport’s obsession with choosing a clear and definable greatest performer compromises the sheer brilliance of individuals, argues Reece Chambers in this guest post.  Tiger Woods’ victory at the 83rd Masters’ Tournament in Augusta last week illustrated one of sport’s greatest … Continue reading

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