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.

 

Equality and diversity in Higher Education

Equality and diversity in Higher Education

Liz Baptiste discusses the Race Equality Charter Mark.
The risks of a homogeneous team

The risks of a homogeneous team

If diversity and inclusion is the norm, then so too is discomfort and tension. But managed correctly, with common goals and open communication, this discomfort and tension is the key to progressive, exciting – perhaps even magical - teamwork.
International student recruitment in a volatile landscape

International student recruitment in a volatile landscape

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

Board secretaries – the unsung heroes of institutional reputation

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

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

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

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

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.
HE: Political Risks & Issues 2020 – 1/3

HE: Political Risks & Issues 2020 – 1/3

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

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

Recruitment opportunity – University of Sheffield

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

3 questions governors should ask of their executive/marketing team

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

The 4 biggest risks to campaign success

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

Halpin announces new Consulting Fellow

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