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Wilfrid Laurier University Communications, Public Affairs & Marketing
November 27, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

How to establish a Laurier Social Media site



As part of its overall mandate, the Office of Communications, Public Affairs and Marketing (CPAM) has developed Social Media Guidelines for Wilfrid Laurier University social media sites. 

If you are a staff or faculty member with a Laurier social media presence for your faculty or department, or have plans to develop a Laurier social media site, please:

  1. Review Laurier’s Social Media Guidelines for direction on content, behaviour and maintenance.
  2. Follow the steps to create and submit your social media strategy for approval.

  3. * note: these guidelines do not govern social media sites used for teaching or research


SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION

If you would like support in promoting a Laurier event or initiative via the main institutional social media sites, please fill out this social media promotion request form and email it to socialmedia@wlu.ca


HOW TO SUBMIT A VIDEO TO LAURIER'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL:

If you have a video you would like to submit to Laurier's YouTube channel, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Download and complete the YouTube Video Submission Form document.
  2. Download and complete a video release form for each participant featured in your video. There are separate forms for students and faculty/staff/other.
  3. Email your forms to socialmedia@wlu.ca and confirm the best way to submit your video (link to a drop box file, etc.).

CPAM welcomes your social media questions and suggestions at socialmedia@wlu.ca.


HOW TO UPDATE YOUR EXISTING SITE WITH LAURIER VISUAL IDENTITY PIECES:

  • If you are updating content for Facebook Timeline, please see our tips and guidelines here.
  • If you are updating your Twitter page with Laurier's visual identity pieces, please click here

Below is a list of various sizes of the Laurier leaf to use on official Laurier Facebook and Twitter sites. 

Facebook Profile Image

Twitter Profile Image

Twitter Banner Image 

Please note that these logos are formatted for social media use only.