The importance of reviewing, updating and renewing institutional policies
Policies are the foundation of any organisation, providing a framework for actions, decisions, and interactions. Revisiting and refining policies is essential.
The rise of portfolio careers, and what that means for higher education
Consumer needs are evolving within higher education. The traditional journey undertaken by the typical undergraduate – who may study a three-year course and perhaps pursue a postgraduate qualification straight afterwards – just doesn’t fit the bill for everybody.
Universities & Black Lives Matter, Three Years On
This project involves researching and reflecting upon, whether there has been change in the HE sector, three years on from the Black Lives Matter movement. Find out how to get involved.
How do you know if your institution and your team is ready to be more ambitious philanthropically?
Halpin’s methodology on how fundraisers can underpin their work to ensure they are efficient and effective in achieving their philanthropic goals.
Doing Wellbeing Well for Gen Z Students
The economic advantages of completing a university degree are well-known, but is it time we placed equal prominence on the health benefits?
How to make EDI an Institutional Priority Every Day of the Year
With 100s of social media celebrations, deciding which to focus on can be a minefield. Halpin Consultant Rob Drury suggests a different approach – read on to find out more.
Is there anything HE governing bodies can learn from smaller charities?
Mixing up governance and management accountabilities is often seen as a problem at large universities but can there be a benefit gained from blurring the lines?
Revisiting Universities’ Response to Black Lives Matter – Three Years On
Consultant Osaro Otobo went to CEAC 2023 to speak about the work Halpin is doing around Black Lives Matter. Find out more about what she spoke about here.
Championing Staff Networks – Why Networking Counts?
Staff networks bring together members of your organisation around a shared interest or experience. Here’s how to strengthen and support the staff networks in your university.
Why channelling kindness can help Chinese students thrive at university
Kindness is a central value in the Chinese educational system. How can we channel this to make their university experience more enjoyable, and ultimately, more successful?
Why talking to a wide range of people brings so many benefits
Interviews, focus groups and other types of consultation are so important when you are trying to reach a consensus, and they give interested parties plenty of opportunity for input, too.
Higher Education Strategy Round-Up: Your Go-To Guide
Strategy. It’s a word we love to use, but one we’re perhaps less keen to implement meaningfully. Most universities ...