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BE AWARE OF SANCTIONS

  Here Phil Bell, Group Casualty Director of RSA, explains that sanctions may not be the first thing higher education institutions think of when preparing or amending their internationalisation strategies, but the consequences of not carefully assessing and understanding them can be severe   Economic sanctions have become an important feature of the political landscape. […]

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LEGAL PLANNING

  With an ever increasing emphasis on becoming more international, Adrian Powell, of Proelium Law LLP, assesses the legal perspectives which the higher education sector must first consider   Globalisation The efects of globalisation, be they positive or negative, have touched almost every aspect of our lives and almost all sectors, and the higher education […]

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PROTECTING YOUR BRAND

  What does internationalisation mean for university reputation managers? You may be a communications director, a marketing manager, or head of brand… whatever your title, how do you safeguard your most valuable asset? Chris Parker assesses the challenges ahead   Up to now you have had great success when it comes to marketing your university […]

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THE HOT TOPICS IN H.E.

  Philip Webster of Arthur J. Gallagher reveals the hot topics industry insiders from some of the world’s most prominent universities have been discussing   What are the key issues driving risk within the higher education sector, and how do professionals from our universities intend to deal with these? Today, HEIs are global organisations with […]

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THE RISKS OF EXPANSION

  Ahead of this year’s Global University 2018 conference, we take an in-depth look at internationalisation, and look at some of the key themes, risks, and strategies which will be discussed   Universities have always had a global footprint – whether through cutting-edge international research, student recruitment, or collaboration. However, within a rapidly changing world, […]

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EFFECTIVE RISK MANAGEMENT

  David Cope, Crisis Advisor at the British Council, gives his advice on how HEIs can better manage international risk   What is the main function of the British Council? We are the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We currently operate in more than 110 countries across six continents, in the […]

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IGNORE HEALTH & SAFETY AT YOUR PERIL

  PEAR Insights Editor Ben Cooper meets highly experienced health and safety expert, Dr Martin Vinnell, of the University of Cambridge, who explains why we must embrace health and safety to protect an institution’s biggest priority, its reputation, and to further enable advances in research   I’m sitting waiting for Martin, black cofee in hand. […]

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COMMUNICATION IS KEY IN A CRISIS

  Poor communication in response to an emergency among findings revealed in global travel and risk survey   Key Findings:  Key Travel works with more than 1,900 third sector organisations in 54 countries worldwide, supporting people and teams travelling to some of the world’s most vulnerable and remote locations. Their recent year-end survey captured attitudes […]

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BE READY FOR ANY SITUATION

  Robert A Jensen, CEO of Kenyon International Emergency Services explains how to get organised and ready to face any situation Prevention is a great thing. Warnings are also useful. Fortunately, because of prevention and warnings, many people will never face the consequences of a catastrophic crisis, fear for their missing relatives, or personally witness […]

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WHAT CAN AN NGO TEACH A MAJOR CORPORATE?

  “Yes, and not all security makes you safe,” I once said. It sounds interesting, but is it true? And if it is, then have we, in humanitarian security, found different ways of doing things (or not doing things) that others might want to learn from? These are some thoughts, developed with help from many friends […]

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