Nursaw Associates provides strategic advice and practical project implementation in social mobility, widening participation, civic and community engagement.  Supporting higher education, local government, schools and charities we offer significant senior level expertise.  See Press and Testimonials for how we have helped organisations.  Contact us to see how we can help you.

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Social Mobility and Fair Access

Recognised as a leading expert in social mobility and fair access in higher education with over 20 years experience of admissions policy and practice, outreach programmes, cross institutional strategy and financial support.   Well-respected with strong working relationships with policy makers both within higher education, Government and other influential bodies, have initiated national and local policy change.

Higher Education Strategy

Experience of developing higher education strategy at both an organisation and national level.  Supported institutions to develop and implement strategy, embedding change throughout the organisation.  At a national level worked with Government and key policy makers to compose and influence future strategy.

City and Regional Engagement

Insight and knowledge of the city and regional landscape gained working with local authorities, regional government and partnership bodies.  Highly successful in attracting and running European funded programmes (worth over £10m) along with other initiatives supported by Government and philantrophic funds.  


Community and Volunteering

Initiatied and led the UK's largest volunteering programme in higher education, which is recognised as the best in the sector.  Devised and implemented the first community strategy in higher education.  Extensive expertise in public engagement programmes with past experience of organising and running events with organisations such as Marks and Spencer and Opera North.