Higher Education

“Universities are positive and powerful institutions delivering deep and lasting value in all corners of the world.”

Alistair Jarvis, Chief Executive, Universities UK

The home of experts in higher education


The experts in….governance

  • What does good governance look like?
  • What can we do to improve the effectiveness of our governance?
  • How can we ensure our governance is compliant?
  • How should we involve our stakeholders in governance?

We advise on:

  • Compliance
  • Effectiveness
  • Restructure
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Equality and diversity reviews
  • Health and safety


The experts in…strategy

  • What are our biggest risks?
  • What are our competitors focusing on?
  • How can we respond to sector challenges?
  • How can we get the insight that we need?

We advise on:

  • Leadership & performance
  • Strategy development
  • Financial planning and review
  • Restructure and cost savings


The experts in….fundraising

  • What role should fundraising play in delivering our strategy?
  • What can we do increase fundraising?
  • How can we embed ‘development’ in the university?
  • How can we improve our corporate partnerships?

We advise on:

  • Fundraising and alumni relations
  • Fundraising communications and marketing
  • Case for Support development
  • Feasibility studies
  • Campaign planning
  • Corporate partnerships and commercialisation


The experts in….students

  • What is our position in the marketplace?
  • What can we do to increase our student numbers?
  • How can we convert more offers to acceptances?
  • How can we improve our recruitment marketing?
  • What do our students want from their university experience?
  • What can we do to improve our student experience?
  • How can we engage our alumni to support our student experience?
  • How can we ensure we are offering great value for money?

We advise on:

  • Recruitment and retention
  • Student experience
  • Value for money and NSS
  • Student facilities
  • Student communications

HE Fellows

Interim strategic support

We offer interim help by established experts in:

Governance (university secretary, registrar, COO); Marketing and Communications; Estates and Facilities Management;  Strategy and Planning; Student Experience; Admissions; Academic Leadership; Finance