Surrey Social Media

A blog about all things social media at the University of Surrey.

How we’re using live streaming to enhance Welcome Week

Over the past few weeks, we’ve hosted a number of live streams on the Student Life Facebook page (and one on the central University page), and I thought I’d update you on what they are and how they work. The videos are a part of a series of Facebook Lives that I and Luke Williamson […]


How to utilise analytics

We’ve spoken a lot in this blog about how to enhance your presence on social media by experimenting with new trends, using engaging content and targeting the right audience – but we haven’t focused as much on a vital question; how do you know if it’s working? This is where analytics come in; the hard […]


2018 Half Year Review

As we move into the second half of 2018, I thought it was a good time to take a look back at what’s happened within social media so far this year. For most of the major platforms it’s been a tumultuous six months; Snapchat all but imploded, Twitter is still under fire for failing to […]


Opportunities for leading researchers: LinkedIn toolkit

Here at the University of Surrey, our people make us. We’re a tight knit community of visionary collaborators, innovative thinkers and impassioned explorers. We want to make the world a better place. We give leading researchers the space, support and opportunities they need to thrive. We’re proud to already have you as part of our […]


A quieter month for our favourite apps: June Social Media Roundup

June was a relatively quiet month in terms of social updates for everyone excluding Instagram, but there are still a few exciting developments we need to update you on! More on those below…   Instagram – Introducing IGTV and music for stories Undoubtedly the biggest news of the month in the social sphere was the […]


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