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What next for UK universities and the challenge to get value for money right for disillusioned student populations?

Posted by Nick Pidgeon on July 2, 2021

The BBC News article, Students: ‘Uni definitely not good value this year’, published in June this year gave further exposure to the student voice in the UK, and supported the findings of i-graduate’s student satisfaction survey, the International Student Barometer. The scrutiny placed on value for money has only been exacerbated by the pandemic. How do UK universities fair against their global counterparts, and where should university leaders focus their efforts and finite resources to improve value for money?

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Benchmarking

Five reasons why you should attend Empower Online 2021

Posted by Tribal Group on June 9, 2021

Tribal’s Empower Conference 2021 will be focussing on Higher Education and will provide a space where attendees can reignite their passion for the sector and focus on what brought them here in the first place. The Empower Online conference will be taking place on July 6th-July 8th 2021, and is sure to be a truly immersive digital event. If you are a Tribal Higher Education customer, here are five reasons why you should book your place now.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Events

Get ready for the future of predictive analytics: 5 actions for universities and colleges

Posted by Tribal Group on April 1, 2021

Predictive analytics will be the next logical step for many organisations, as educational institutions become increasingly data-led when making strategic decisions and the results, reports, and insights gained from predictive analytics continue to become more accessible. With more staff and stakeholders gaining access to data, predictive analytics will be integral to different roles across the institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

Turning your Admissions Process into an Application Experience

Posted by Daniel Barrass on March 29, 2021

Adapt, adapt, adapt. Perhaps one of the most used words by higher education educators in 2020, and it will no doubt remain on everyone’s lips well beyond this academic yearA challenge made even harder when the institution’s legacy administrative systems and operating models, far from simplifying, are teetering between over-complexity and inertia. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Digital Transformation, Student Engagement

Student support and wellbeing: the challenges of today and tomorrow -  In conversation with HE

Posted by Charlotte Boaden on March 25, 2021

Student support and wellbeing: the challenges of today and tomorrow - In conversation with HE

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Topics: Higher Education, Student Support, Student experience, Cloud Technology

Using influencers for student marketing: The why, the how and what to expect.

Posted by Jemma Legg on March 22, 2021

Since 2019, influencer marketing has skyrocketed and become an integral part of many people's decision-making process when making a purchase. Whether it's a new clothing line from your favourite brand, a holiday destination or a cultural/political movement that you want to support, there is an influencer out there to help guide you into making a purchase that feels right for you.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Student Recruitment, Marketing

How can your university improve student engagement?

Posted by Daniel Barrass on March 18, 2021

In fact, the first question must be why is student engagement so important?

Well, its the lifeblood of your university. Without happy, inquisitive, thought-provoking and challenging students, a university would be a very sterile place – not conducive to learning, stifling creative thinking or crushing ambition. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student experience, Student Engagement

3 myths about predictive analytics in Education: exposed

Posted by Tribal Group on March 15, 2021

Common misconceptions about predictive analytics in the education sector

Examples of predictive analytics are everywhere, and the education sector is no exception. The approach uses historical student data to create models that help forecast future problems or opportunities. Educational institutions are using existing student data to gain insights on current or future student performance.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

Student Minds Resources

Posted by Ella Higham on March 12, 2021

There are currently around 2.4 million students at UK universities, with one in three suffering from clinical levels of psychological distress during these formative years.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student experience, Student

Predictive analytics is transforming Higher and Further Education – here’s how

Posted by Lucy Judge on March 8, 2021

Predictive analytics is invisible, yet its benefits are highly tangible. The use of predictive analytics can bring a range of advantages to all educational settings; the ability to easily access and interpret results and attainment data is integral to any institution’s forward-planning. A holistic, systematic approach to using data will unquestionably drive improvements to standards across the whole institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Student experience