How to spread your message

Spreading your message and reaching the intended audience with your communication can be tricky. This page gathers some useful information that can help you along.

Press and media contacts

Guidelines and advice for Umeå University's contacts with the media. The guidelines apply to everyone, but particularly to those who speak on behalf of the University.

Creating and sending press releases

Guidelines and advice for when you want to reach out with a press release.

Social media

Social media guidelines provide recommendations for setting up and using social media accounts for Umeå University organisations and activities.  

Ordering digital ads

Information and advice for when you are about to order a digital ad or digital distribution.

Contact and advice

Guide to where you can turn with various communication issues and what support is available if you work in communications.

Contact the editorial team

Do you have content that is suitable for our university-wide channels, or can recommend content to be created? Please contact the editorial team at the Communications Office on

Additional information in Swedish

The following information is available in Swedish.

Ads to reach prospective students

Information about how the University's approach to university-wide and programme-specific ads to reach prospective students nationally. This page is available in Swedish.

Sofia Wiesler