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Utilising technology during your events

By Emily Wright | 23rd April 2019

Technology is part of our everyday lives and there’s no escaping it! It has changed the way we communicate, deliver information and educate ourselves, to name but a few. It has truly revolutionised our world.

What makes your higher education institution stand out from the rest?

By Emily Wright | 23rd April 2019

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

How much impact does the conferencing department have?

By Emily Wright | 23rd April 2019

The impact a conferencing team has on student enrolment cannot be understated! The department isn’t just about delivering outstanding events. They play a large role in not only helping to fund the academic programme but also introducing potential new students, their family, their friends and other influencers to the institution.

Working with other departments to deliver great events

By Emily Wright | 23rd April 2019

When hosting events, the campus can sometimes see prospective students, their friends and family visit the university as an event attendee. This provides a fantastic opportunity to generate interest and indirectly sell the facilities and the culture of the university.

Everything you need to know about the enrollment gap

By Emily Wright | 23rd April 2019

Are you familiar with the term ‘enrollment gap’? If the answer is no, let us explain! To put it simply, it is the gap between the increase of higher education institutions in the US and the decrease in student enrollments.

The UK Study Tour

By Laura Lafferty | 8th April 2019

In any industry, it is important to periodically take time to network with industry colleagues, share insights and ideas and gain new perspectives to keep your business moving forward. In October 2018, Kinetic organized an experience for our customers to accomplish these very goals by way of a Study Tour in the United Kingdom, connecting…

Customer Success | University of Kent

By Emily Wright | 31st January 2019

Located in the historic city of Canterbury is the University of Kent. With over 20,000 students and more than 5,500 being residential, the university has invested over £120 million in their accommodation in recent years, positioning them as one of the largest residential campuses in the UK.

Introducing our new Innovation Director – Lee Rawlinson

By Emily Wright | 28th January 2019

Some of you may be familiar with the name ‘Lee Rawlinson.‘ Lee is a well-known and highly respected individual in the Higher Education sector. In 2012, Lee joined the University of Liverpool as the Head of Accommodation. As a senior member of the Residential Services Management team, Lee was responsible for the University’s accommodation offering…

Maximizing space utilization with classroom integrations

By Emily Wright | 17th January 2019

When organizing an event, one of the most important factors a conferencing department must keep track of is available space. So how can you make sure that your department is managing rooms and space availability in the best possible way?

Kinetic Win at the Event Technology Awards 2018

By Emily Wright | 12th November 2018

On 7th November we attended the Event Technology Live 2018 Conference hosted at The Old Truman Brewery, once home to London’s largest brewery which now holds numerous events from conferences and trade shows, dinners and exhibitions to fashion shows and much more. With over 2,000 attendees and more than 50 educational sessions about the latest event technology, Event Tech…

The Kinetic User Forum 2018

By Emily Wright | 6th November 2018

In October we opened the doors to the Kinetic User Forum 2018. The 3-day event welcomed over 250 university and event professionals to Warwick Conferences. This year’s event explored a variety of thought provoking sessions from industry leaders covering topics on student accommodation, health, well-being and mindset, and the impact of the commercial sector.

Check out our latest release – Kx2018

By Emily Wright | 5th November 2018

In 2018, our focus was to ‘give customers control’. We wanted you to have the ability and independence to tailor your Kx experience by offering more access and enable you to take full ownership of reporting and templates. With the latest version of Kx, this is exactly what we’ve done!

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