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Starting Institutional Partnerships With ImmerseU - 101

You’ve thought about it. You’ve dreamed about it. You’ve even planned for it. And now is the time to make your vision a reality. Now is the perfect time to take your institution global!

Aug 01, 2021

You’ve thought about it. You’ve dreamed about it. You’ve even planned for it. And now is the time to make your vision a reality. Now is the perfect time to take your institution global!

Starting partnerships with international universities open up new opportunities for your institution. And while institutions come together to form partnerships for myriad reasons, three of the most common ones are: improving research and development opportunities, increasing access to new markets and strengthening recruitment and retention efforts. 

Whatever your institution's goals might be, here are some tips on how to start global institutional partnerships with ImmerseU.

Use ImmerseU’s networking features

We know how intimidating global partnerships can be, especially to those who are new to international collaborations. Well, fret not! ImmerseU has got your back with our broad network of universities from all over the world.

Do you have a specific university or country in mind that you want to work with? Are you interested in learning more about a certain field of study or do you have a set of characteristics that you want in a working partner? We got you covered with our advanced networking filters. You will find thousands of instructors, universities, countries, your desired field of study and more in just a matter of seconds.

All you have to do is some scrolling and look through each person or university’s descriptions, and find the one that you would want to collaborate with. Simple as that!


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Send a message to connect

After finding the instructor or institution that you want to partner with, it’s finally time to start connecting. Don’t be shy to initiate a conversation! Click on their profile and introduce yourself. Tell them why you want to collaborate with them, and how the collaboration should go.

Say, you want to collaborate with this university because their goals are in line with your institution’s. Simply send them a message of intent and if they agree to start an international collaboration with you, congratulations! You have finally found an institutional partner.

Create a collaboration room

Invite your faculty members to the exchange. Who will be designing the program and hosting the lessons? Invite them to a collaboration room together with your collaboration partners from your partner institution. They can easily hold meetings in ImmerseU to plan and deliver their virtual exchange program. Our collaboration rooms already have the features built in that your instructors need to plan out the lessons and activities for their students.

Manage all of your programs in one place

International collaborations can be a bit overwhelming, especially when there are a lot of people involved. Well, you don’t have to worry about that anymore! From instructors to students, faculty collaborations to student projects - you won’t have any problems in supervising everything with ImmerseU. Get a high level overview of your partnerships, virtual programs, and the people involved. Manage them all from one place.

Are you ready to start international partnerships? Get started today with ImmerseU.

By Suzanne Orzech, Chief Marketing Officer of Class2Class™

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