SUMS insights highlight the wide range of consultancy projects we have undertaken with universities across the sector.

Here are a few examples of the meaningful work the SUMS team has been involved in to help universities make tangible improvements to strategies, programmes and projects.

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Preparation for the student minds’ mental health charter

An independent review of existing approaches to supporting both staff and student mental health and wellbeing.

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Garden Forum

Developing a programme for reducing scope 3 carbon emissions

Advising on a programme for reducing scope 3 carbon emissions, building on net zero agenda in scopes 1 and 2.

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Spurring transformation and culture change for a sustainable university

The University of Essex is committed to doing more to be an environmentally sustainable institution.

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Creating an Academic Development Framework

Providing support to develop a Professional Development Framework that would be dynamic, principle-led and produce an outcome-focused approach.

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Transformational change through co-creation of a Target Operating Model

Partnering with internal teams in scoping, developing and implementing a new operating model for professional services.

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Moving Away from Internal Recruitment Scrutiny Panels

Given the need to implement responsive change to the Covid pandemic, many universities implemented an additional level of scrutiny to recruitment processes.

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Procurement Planning

Adding Strategic Value Through Transformational Change to Procurement and Planning

Specialised procurement support to help a university move to a proactive, strategic approach to procurement activities.

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Apprenticeships Lifecycle

Highlighting the importance of data in decision making and the impact of the multi-way relationship between the learner, their employer and the HE provider.

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Sustainable travel

Cutting Travel Carbon Emissions for a Sustainability-Focused University

Exploring the challenges and opportunities of travel in the post-pandemic world.

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Designing the Right Target Operating Model for Your University

Co-creating a vision, strategy and design principles in support of a future-proofed operating model for professional services.

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