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10/30/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/31/2020 05:21

Introducing Times Higher Education to #LearnonTikTok

We're delighted to reveal our newest #LearnOnTikTok partner - please - welcome, Times Higher Education.

This highly respected institution and publisher of one the most world's most renowned University ranking list, Times Higher Education joins the #LearnOnTikTok programme to assist in our mission to build an ecosystem of educational and entertaining content on TikTok.

Times Higher Education (THE)

We know that right now many students will have more questions than usual. Through this new TikTok partnership, students and those looking to embark on higher education undergraduate or postgraduate studies will now be able to find informative, educational content in-app.

There will be advice for international students, those looking to study abroad, as well as a series of THE events across 2020 and 2021 to engage with higher education institutions around the world.

With COVID-19 affecting many students studying options and overall wellbeing we hope this new partnership with THE provides support for young people at this time of unprecedented global crisis.

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Paul Howarth, CEO at THE commented:

'TikTok might be synonymous with dance challenges and creative memes, but it's joyful and inspirational approach combined with its huge following make it a powerful force for good.

'This is an exciting partnership for a number of reasons, not least that THE shares TikTok's vision of finding new ways to support learning, engaging students and universities and supporting its communities at this time of unprecedented global crisis. Working together, THE can better engage those students looking to study abroad, while TikTok can use THE's global higher education reach to support universities in their communications with students.'

THE join the growing list of higher education providers using TikTok to put a new spin on learning, give a behind the scenes peek into university life and communicate with their student body.

The University of Cambridge joined TikTok in June as a launch partner for #LearnonTikTok packaging up academic research in interesting snack-sized content and answering the big questions - like can cars talk to each other?

The University of Chichesterin West Sussex shares short, funny videos highlighting the on campus attractions and and surrounding scenery, such as the city's marina and nearby beaches, as well as it's on campus dog

So, go and give@timeshigheredstudent a follow now for incredible content and LIVE events shared via #LearnOnTikTok

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Find out more about how we're supporting the TikTok community through the COVID-19 pandemic here. New to the app and looking to get involved in all the fantastic TikTok education content? Just download the app for free via the Apple App Store, Google Play or Amazon and sign up!