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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Silver Linings: How the Response to Covid-19 Will Change Higher Education Forever

Insight on how the HE sector is responding to Covid-19.

Digital Education

Digital Education Options for 2020/21

Research exploring how to deliver digital and blended learning for higher education courses in the 2020/21 academic year.

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Business Continuity in a Changed World

Insight on why planning for Business Continuity is as important as ever in these unprecedented times.


Leading Effectively through Disruptive Change

Insight from the HE sector on the qualities, culture and benefits of leading through disruptive change.

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Change Starts Now: Making HEIs Racially Inclusive

Insights shared from research in the HE sector and the SUMS Webinar: #ChangeStartsNow: making HEI’s racially inclusive.

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Handling Exceptional Circumstances

Insight from the HE sector on handling exceptional circumstances.

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Working Well – During and After Covid-19

A report into staff health, general wellbeing and remote working enablement in the HE Sector.

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The Impact of Covid-19 on Student Services

An investigation into how university student services directorates have responded to Covid-19.

2019 – Professional development support – University of Oxford

Professional Development Support

Tailored professional development support to deliver impact – energise your staff and activity

2019 – Benchmarking and International Student Recruitment – University of Dundee

Benchmarking and International Student Recruitment

Making the case for investment in marketing to achieve ambitious targets


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