Education in Australia is highly regarded globally, attracting students from around the world. With a strong emphasis on academic excellence and innovation, Australian educational institutions offer a wide range of opportunities for students at all levels.

Independent colleges, universities and affiliates however, face various risks and challenges in managing their operations effectively. By partnering with the Gallagher Education Risk Management and Consulting team, higher education institutions can enhance their risk management capabilities and ensure the safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and assets.

Expert advice and tailored risk management programs

Higher education institutions have their own unique infrastructure consisting of diverse operations, which range from medical research projects and clinical trials, to legal clinics and international work placements for students of every discipline.

We understand the complexities of the sector and can create tailored insurance programs to protect higher education institutions. This can include covers for clinical trials, medical malpractice, professional indemnity and the necessary property and liability insurance covers for daily operations.

Our team specialises in identifying, assessing, and managing risks specific to the sector. We work closely with you to develop tailored risk management strategies that address potential threats and vulnerabilities. By conducting thorough risk assessments, we can help mitigate risks and implement effective risk management practices.

Transforming education through innovative consulting solutions

We offer consulting services to educational institutions and can provide guidance on compliance with regulatory requirements, governance frameworks as well as benefits and HR consulting. We can assist you in developing emergency response plans, crisis management strategies and business continuity plans. By leveraging our expertise, we can help enhance your overall risk management capabilities.

Local education insurance professionals supported by a global team

In the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, independent colleges, universities and affiliates face numerous challenges in managing risks. Our team understands these challenges and can leverage our global network to support educational institutions nationally. With our extensive knowledge and experience, we ensure that your educational institution has the right insurance coverage in place to safeguard your assets and reputation.

Why choose Gallagher?

  • A team of industry specialists with extensive experience and knowledge in the education industry
  • Comprehensive range of solutions to protect your students, staff and assets
  • Global network of resources and relationships
  • Commitment to excellence and a dedicated claims team

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