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Lucy Haire

  • Five Ideas for Careers Services (AKA Universities and Colleges)

    22 December 2022 by Lucy Haire

    This blog was kindly contributed by Lucy Haire, Director of Partnerships at HEPI. On the eve of the publication of the HEPI Policy Note with Handshake, How can you help me? Students’ perspectives on careers services and employment, a group of university careers service and mission group leaders, an Office for Students…

  • What are taxi drivers and hotel receptionists saying about access to higher education?

    7 October 2022 by Lucy Haire

    HEPI’s Director of Partnerships, Lucy Haire, reflects on party conference season. Tariq (not his real name), the Warrington taxi driver who drove me the final 20 miles of my journey blighted by multiple train cancellations from London to the recent Labour Party Conference in Liverpool, asked what brought me northwards.…

  • How are public perceptions of universities being shaped by campus visits?

    6 June 2022 by Lucy Haire

    On Thursday, 9 June 2022, HEPI will host its Annual Conference in central London. Titled ‘Challenges for the future?’, the day will include the launch of the Advance HE / HEPI 2022 Student Academic Experience Survey. Register here. Last bank holiday, I took my 13-year-old son to visit Royal Holloway, University of…