Nik Higgins

Nik Higgins

10 posts
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higher education

Supercharging Student Recruitment: a short essay

A short history of TAP, what we've learned about prospective students, and an sneak-peek at the new features on our updated platform.

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    Nik Higgins
14 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: November 2018

This month we're talking about our upcoming 'Drinks on TAP' HE networking event, our new recruit Thamasha and a searchable Q&A feature

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: October 2018

This month we're talking about our upcoming 'Drinks on TAP' HE networking event, TAP jobs and our new recruits.

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    Nik Higgins
2 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: September 2018

This month we're talking university Instagram accounts, powering up TAP Chat widgets and our ace tech team.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Technology

Echo Dot

The #LeakyBucketGate of Clearing 2018 created a true echo-chamber.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Widening Participation

Hyper-diversity

AccessHE's latest report predicts three in four London HE students will be from ethnic minority backgrounds.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: August 2018

Our updates include new international features on TAP, a call for newsletter submissions and our fab interns.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Clearing

Let’s be Clear(ing)

With growth-first logic and advantaged families, is the clearing system fair?

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Policy

BRequity

An association of modern universities calls for a 'fee reciprocity' for EU students post-Brexit.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Policy

Derrière les sièges

Smita Jamdar discusses the Conversative education policy and criticising a market you create.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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higher education

Keep Claim and Carry On

A quick read on dodgy university rankings and who's really in the 1%.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: July 2018

Our updates include a new TAP look, TAP Content Beta going live and the recruitment of two new interns.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Social Media

🌍😂🗓

World Emoji Day prompted some hilarious tweets as well as impressive stats.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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HE sector

HE tectonics

What does the new OFS register mean for your institution?

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    Nik Higgins
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HE Events

big NASDIE

TAP went along to Net Natives' #ASDIE18 conference and we were big fans.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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TAP HQ

🚨TAP HQ Updates: June 2018

June is all about BETA TAP Content, new features and a TAP squad trip to Norfolk.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Widening Participation

Focal on the local

There's been a loosening of the reins in centralised WP initiatives and more recognition for locality.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Internal Comms

Internal comms, WhatsApp with that?

Glasgow's Emma Gilmartin speaks to Eric Stoller about #TeamUoG and the use of WhatsApp in internal comms.

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    Nik Higgins
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Social Media

Gramtastic developments

With the release of IGTV, there's infinite content possibilities for universities.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Acceptable in the 80s

Mark Leach, editor of Wonkhe, gave a lecture at the University of Greenwich earlier this month entitled ‘The Enemy Within’. The title alludes to a comment made by Margaret Thatcher about striking miners.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read
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Social Media

Instagram Killah

Promising to be the "true social" network, how can Vero be used by HE marketers.

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    Nik Higgins
1 min read