Am I able to set up social media on behalf of my University?

Good question! The majority of UK Universities now have some kind of social media presence so there is a reasonable chance that your institution will have someone responsible for its social media accounts. Before you get started on your social media activity you should find this person and engage with them about what you intend to do.

 

Many UK Universities also have a social media policy which sets out guidelines for establishing new accounts, posting content and so on. Some examples are as follows: