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.

 

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.
Risk + impact = smarter cost savings

Risk + impact = smarter cost savings

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

Collaborating with your competitors

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.
The power of a review – a digest

The power of a review – a digest

Whether it’s for governance, your fundraising, your marketing or your strategic direction, we've put together this digest of useful review articles and resources from both Halpin experts and other sector experts for all areas of institutional leadership.
#WorldKindnessDay2019 – higher education leading the way

#WorldKindnessDay2019 – higher education leading the way

On #WorldKindnessDay2019 management consultancy Halpin Partnership celebrates Joint CEO Susie Hills along with fellow higher education professionals for their kindness in leadership.
The case for a personal review

The case for a personal review

The power of a career review... as professionals working in higher education, just as we should review organisational performance on a regular basis, we have a similar responsibility to stop and consider our own impact, performance, career journey and needs.
GUEST POST: Students finally have their say on Augar reforms

GUEST POST: Students finally have their say on Augar reforms

Recently released HEPI research shows students are ‘unconvinced’ about the appeal of the Augar Review’s reforms to HE student finance, with perhaps the THE summarising it best with their headline ‘Lower Tuition Fees? Meh’
Inequality – calling it out is not enough.

Inequality – calling it out is not enough.

Working in higher education, we strive to solve the most pressing challenges in the world. Imagining that we can do this as one homogeneous group is a mistake. In fact, it's probably how we got to this situation in the first place.