news & articles

UCL Effectiveness Review of Council

Feb 24, 2020
UCL Effectiveness Review of Council - Project Overview, Consultant Biographies and FAQs

International student recruitment in a volatile landscape

Feb 12, 2020
We operate in a volatile global landscape where geopolitical and related factors present risks to some of our core activities. Global events can have an impact – sometimes almost overnight – on international relationships, with the effects cascading rapidly to HEIs and their students.

Board secretaries - the unsung heroes of institutional reputation

Feb 07, 2020
How many institutions could be sure that if the media cast its light on them there wouldn’t be even a whiff of a negative story, which could grow under external gaze into a full-blown storm?

HE: Marketing & Fundraising Risks & Issues 2020 3/3

Feb 03, 2020
In this third and final article of our series on risks and issues in HE for the new decade, we focus on the fundraising and marketing challenges facing universities in the coming years.

HE: Strategy & Governance Risks & Issues 2020 2/3

Jan 30, 2020
There are many more issues than politics to consider in HE (although politics affects them all), and this is our second article in a series of three. Here, we focus on governance and the strategic issues and challenges facing universities in the coming years.

Case Study: University of Strathclyde

Jan 28, 2020
Halpin was engaged by the University of Strathclyde (winners of THE’s University of the Year 2019) to undertake a review of fundraising performance. Here's what we did, and what they said about it.

HE: Political Risks & Issues 2020 - 1/3

Jan 23, 2020
What should university leaders be thinking about in the first half of the roaring 20s, given the political climate?

How to rescue 'marketisation' from the sin bin

Jan 20, 2020
Marketisation has become a dirty word in higher education. Halpin Consulting Fellow David Miller suggests how it can be rescued from the sin bin.