News & Articles

We like to have our finger on the pulse. Here, you’ll find our entire library of blogs and articles.

If you’d like to write for Halpin as a guest author, we’d love to hear from you.

 

From Compliance to Performance – The Changing Focus of Governance Reviews

From Compliance to Performance – The Changing Focus of Governance Reviews

Many universities are now preparing for their second external governance review, as part of a three-year cycle ...
Countdown to REF 2021 – what next?

Countdown to REF 2021 – what next?

The announcement of the REF 2021 results is almost here. Higher education institutions are gearing up for ...
Introducing the Halpin Research Excellence Team

Introducing the Halpin Research Excellence Team

The results of REF 2021 will be announced on 12 May 2022. Today individual institutions will receive their ...
What would a decolonial approach to HE internationalisation look like?

What would a decolonial approach to HE internationalisation look like?

Dr Vicky Lewis reflects on what a decolonial approach to HE internationalisation might look like and how to make it possible in a UK context.
EDI – what does it really mean?

EDI – what does it really mean?

‘EDI' is a regularly used acronym in higher education institutions, but what does it really mean? Osaro Otobo discusses.
The Government’s response to Augar – 8 things you need to know

The Government’s response to Augar – 8 things you need to know

Here are the headlines from the government’s response to the Augar review as outlined by Michelle Donelan
Reflections on the UUK Climate Conference

Reflections on the UUK Climate Conference

Universities UK recently hosted “Universities and the climate emergency: action following COP26”. Here are Consulting Fellow David Cope's reflections.
Living Black at University – Setting the Context

Living Black at University – Setting the Context

On 3 February 2022 Unite Students published its report into the experiences on Black students in Purpose-Built Accommodation. Here we give some context to the review and why it was necessary.
Meet the Halpin Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team!

Meet the Halpin Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team!

Halpin is swiftly building a reputation as the go-to home of experts when it comes to the full spectrum of ...
Q&A: Mental Health & Disability

Q&A: Mental Health & Disability

Introducing another of our latest Consulting Fellow recruits – Pete Quinn. Pete collaborates with individuals, ...
How can governing bodies be assured that their institutions are LGBTQ+ inclusive, and increase representation?

How can governing bodies be assured that their institutions are LGBTQ+ inclusive, and increase representation?

Consulting Fellow Meike Imberg discusses ways in which governing bodies can support their university’s LGBTQ+ community.

Challenges universities face in striving to be truly inclusive for LBGTQ+ staff and students.

Introducing Meike Imberg, Consulting Fellow for Halpin EDI and Strategy work. Welcome Meike!