Amazing Work is Made in HESM
What you do on social media makes a difference to students. Everything from your recruitment campaigns to your graduation celebrations positively impact the student journey throughout higher education.
Now’s the time to see your hard work rewarded and acknowledged, not just by your colleagues but by a community of social media professionals.
Why Should I Submit?
You make amazing work. Your efforts deserve recognition from your employer, colleagues, and the HigherEd Social community. Show them all what you’re made of.
Join with others in the HigherEd Social community and celebrate the incredible creativity and dedication coming out of our corner of the Higher Ed sector.
Your work can inspire others to create more and better work which helps positively evolve and progress the quality of work found within the HigherEd Social Community.
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Competition Updates & Featured Posts
by Alex Duffy, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerIt’s common for social media professionals to feel undervalued. You’re dealing with everything from major events to major controversies, yet yours is a job some people think “anyone can do”. You’re at risk of social media...
by Alex Duffy, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerIn 2020, five years into my social media career, I applied for my first ever award. My (then) head of department suggested I enter my work for the Best Use of Instagram category, focusing on a campaign I ran using user...
by Sarah Wells, Best of HESM 2021 VolunteerWinning a #HigherEdSocial Award comes with some serious bragging rights! You could be the first EVER winner of a #HigherEdSocial Award These are the ONLY awards for social media professionals working in higher education It is...