Mark Fuller Associate Director, Higher Education @markhf76 It’s been a hectic time in the world of higher education, with a flurry of news that looks set to have a transformative impact on the sector. At the center of it all sits the White Paper 'Success as a knowledge economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice' which sets out the [...] Read More →
Jordan Kenny Consultant The higher education sector (HE) is in (another) state of flux and transition. Those of us who work in the sector seem to have been saying that a lot for a good few years now. From the Browne Review and fee increase of the coalition years, to the REF, TEF and widening [...] Read More →
Mark Fuller Associate Director (HE) @Markhf76 In the short time since its publication the Higher Education Green Paper has already prompted a vast amount of analysis and discussion about the viability of the measures it proposes and the potential impact they will have on the sector. The higher education press and blogs have been ablaze [...] Read More →

This year Communications Management is sponsoring the Times Higher Education (THE) Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community. This is a measure of our commitment to supporting the terrific work that universities undertake in improving and supporting their local communities. “Universities as anchors” of their towns, cities and regions is a very strong message […]

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Client Met Film School announced the results of our competition idea #MetComedyChallenge last week at an event held at its campus at Ealing studios and we thought we’d share the winning and shortlisted entries with you. Judges Comedians Richard Herring, Ava Vidal, Comedy creator Victoria Pile, Comedy Filmmaker and Met graduate Marcus Markou and Met […]

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In a recent blog on HE policy site WonkHE, Communications Management MD,  Justin Shaw highlighted our recent MP research (with Ipsos Mori) to explore what our current politicians think about the state of our education system and the big policy issues relevant to universities in particular. His blogpost is republished here. Through individual interviews with policy-makers […]

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We were proud to sponsor two awards – Employer engagement initiative (won by Plymouth University) and Outstanding contribution to the local community (won by Manchester University) at this year’s THE awards which took place at the Grosvenor House hotel on Thursday night (27 November).  It was particularly thrilling to see Salford Business School – one of our […]

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On the day the Social Mobility and Poverty Commission publishes its second State of the Nation report, Jordan Kenny explores whether elitism is alive in the HE sector.   No matter what your political affiliation, you will hear the main party leaders say that education is a fundamental driver of social mobility that gives everyone, no […]

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