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How to grow your specialist or independent HEI: the four challenges you need to overcome

Posted by Tribal Group on July 14, 2020

When you think of education you might typically think of schools, colleges and universities. But, there’s another type of institution becoming increasingly attractive to learners - the specialist and independent providers, living somewhere in between the world of colleges and universities and experiencing their own set of challenges.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

How Can Colleges Make The Most Of Online Interviews?

Posted by Tribal Group on July 9, 2020

Shifting interviews with potential learners to the online environment is something lots of FE colleges are rapidly having to come to terms with, and Tribal customers have been discussing their plans and how they are using the tools in ebs OnTrack to make this process go smoothly.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

How to run a virtual Fresher’s week  in 2020

Posted by Reza Mosavian on July 7, 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19, large-scale events as we once knew them are a thing of the past. We recognise this will have a major impact on university freshers week 2020, with the typical fun-loving, drink-fuelled week now overpowered by institutions striving to follow the guidelines when it comes to meeting government social distancing restrictions.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

TCSI - Is your institution ready for the change?

Posted by Tribal Group on June 30, 2020
Did I hear you say Taxi?

Yes, TCSI (pronounced “taxi”), you heard that right! It stands for Transforming the Collection of Student Information (TCSI). It’s a joint project between the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) and Services Australia to transform how student information is collected to build a better solution that benefits both Australian education providers and students. The project name TCSI has also been retained as the name of the new portal in which institutions report to, however the acronym now stands for Tertiary Collection of Student Information.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Tribal Edge Platform

Welcoming your students virtually: 5 ways to engage with your students through your own app

Posted by Tribal Group on June 23, 2020

There’s little doubt now that enrolments for colleges and universities are going to look very different this year. Luckily, although there is nothing ordinary about 2020, educational staff are rising to the challenge and seeing it as an opportunity to push through much needed change and create a new kind of student experience this year and beyond.

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Topics: Further Education, Student experience, Student

Understanding the student voice in the context of the global pandemic

Posted by Tribal Group on June 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response Barometer

The COVID-19 Response Barometer has been borne out of necessity – the necessity for Higher Education Institutions to hear and understand the student voice during the pandemic, and the necessity to understand that student voice in the context of a global comparison. Here we look at how the survey has been received and the aspirations of those institutions that are sharing the survey with their student population.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

What will college enrolment look like this September?

Posted by Tribal Group on June 17, 2020

As colleges and educational institutions across the nation try to adapt to a ‘new normal’ way of working in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, how will enrolment look for a new year of learning?

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Topics: Further Education, Blog, Student, Student Recruitment

Reasons why you should be attending Empower Online 2020

Posted by Ella Higham on June 15, 2020

You are a long-standing Tribal customer and thinking about booking tickets for the Tribal Empower Online Conference. But, you are busy, budgets are especially tight, and your manager wants return on investment. Time away from the day job can be difficult to muster but there has never been a better time to invest in becoming an expert in your field and join the conversation online.

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Topics: Higher Education, Events

Welcoming students back to a ‘virtual’ campus: using technology to support student wellbeing

Posted by Tribal Group on June 8, 2020

For anyone returning to university, the apprehension and unknows that Covid-19 presents will likely be playing on student minds. Indeed, Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity and Headspace in Australia, have been providing unprecedented levels of dedicated support to both students and staff to help them through this period, and publishing up to date  guidance and resources on a regular basis.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student experience

Six ways leading universities are getting First-years excited for the start of an unprecedented term

Posted by Tribal Group on June 8, 2020

Starting university life is challenging at the best of times. From meeting new people, to moving away from home (likely for the first time), and discovering a new way of learning… it’s not unusual for students to feel apprehensive about what lies ahead. Throw Covid-19 into that mix and the new challenge becomes even more overwhelming. With so much uncertainty and lack of clarity on what the future holds, there has never been a more important time for universities to provide a robust student support and welfare service, especially to those first year students who will be joining the university in the near future.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student Support