news & articles

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.

Recruitment opportunity - University of Sheffield

Jan 20, 2020
Our client University of Sheffield is recruiting two senior positions within the newly created Department of Campaigns and Alumni Relations.

3 questions governors should ask of their executive/marketing team

Jan 13, 2020
Once you have your UCAS data, are you confident that you have the full picture? Do you have the assurance you need in order to confidently make your decisions? If not, then try asking these three questions to your Executive/Marketing team to give you further insight and understanding.

The 4 biggest risks to campaign success

Jan 06, 2020
High-impact campaigns all have one thing in common – the institution has given time and consideration to a thorough campaign risk assessment, identifying and mitigating areas of weakness. Here are the four biggest risks to the success of your campaign.

Halpin announces new Consulting Fellow

Jan 03, 2020
Halpin is delighted to announce that Ewart Wooldridge CBE joins the team as a Consulting Fellow.

Risk + impact = smarter cost savings

Jan 03, 2020
Across the higher education sector, budgets are under significant strain and some institutions are facing very significant financial challenges. How do we undertake really smart cost savings programmes? The answer must lie in some form of impact and risk-based review of expenditure.

Collaborating with your competitors

Nov 29, 2019
We all know there is an increased level of competition between universities. There’s no doubt that this is real; in student and staff recruitment as well as reputation and league tables. It was great to hear about some of the initiatives that are being taken to proactively manage relationships with their local communities and it is clear that this is another area where working in partnership can bring benefits.