10 Top Tips for Building an Online Community

Sometimes the hardest thing to sustain in an online environment is a sense of community with your fellow students. The issue is compounded when students are joining the institution for the first time and there’s less opportunity to spend time together on campus. How then do we foster that sense of community, encouraging our students to form the bonds that can last a lifetime. We’ll pass on 10 tips that we’ve learned during lockdown to help you build and sustain online student communities.


Presentation delivered by Avril Edmond, University of the West of Scotland, as part of the Virtual Bridge Session series.