Representing the University on social media as an employee
New knowledge and learning belong to all! The University of Helsinki encourages researchers, teachers and employees to be active on social media, a suitable channel for all members of the University community for communicating, influencing, participating and networking. It is the quickest means of keeping up to date with current discussions, influencers and phenomena. By communicating and influencing on social media, we can all promote a worldview based on science.
As employees of the University of Helsinki, we observe the University’s values on social media: truth, Bildung, freedom and community. On social media, we act in a smart, ethical and respectful manner.
The University’s guidelines for social media help establish its digital footprint in a safe and responsible manner. They include instructions, recommendations and information on
- Opportunities for experts provided by social media
- Responsibilities and identity
- Challenging situations
- University practices, account credentials and services
- Tips for novice and experienced users of social media, supervisors and teacher-researchers