client | project

Newcastle University – Seven Stories: The National Centre for Children's Books

partnership review


future planning

the ask

explore partnership models and University investment options to maximise the potential of the Newcastle University – Seven Stories Vital North Partnership

glu solution

identified and assessed six partnership models, conducted 30 stakeholders interviews and two workshops, researched five comparators and modelled three investment scenarios


“I am impressed with the thoroughness and the way glu has managed to capture the nature of the relationship as it stands, the conundrums it faces and to see ways through.”

Professor Kim Reynolds

Vital North Partnership Steering Group



client | project

Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities

internships & artists-in-residence training

the ask

develop induction training for work placement PhD students to equip them with skills and insights to maximise the potential benefits of their experience

glu solution

developed participatory workshop for students using a glucard™ scenario planning model, empowering participants to develop their skills and behaviours whether or not their actual experience meets their expectations


“Working with glu, we can be assured that our programmes are informed by expert advice drawn from Sabina’s broad experience and detailed knowledge of the academic landscape.”

Professor Dee Heddon

Director, Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities

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