๐Ÿ“‡ Digitizing student recruitment workflow. HE digital capability.

Admissions platforms digitise search, matching, verification and admissions processes. Solutions are now broadening into consumer sales and solving student retention.

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๐Ÿ“‡ Student Recruitment and Admissions Landscape

The pandemic accelerated the digital transition as schools and universities adjusted their student recruitment and admissions strategies. Last year, Norway invested in modernizing admission systems, while Kuwait launched a central college admission portal to revamp online services and education infrastructure. Future advancements in technology are expected to enhance the recruitment process through personalized interactions, candidate selection, increased efficiency, and an overall improved student experience. The integration of AI-powered chatbots, and virtual assistants is anticipated to streamline recruitment strategies, making them more efficient, cost-effective, and specifically tailored to attract ideal candidates for academic programs. Platforms such as Admitted use big data for predictive university admissions, while iSchoolConnect uses AI to improve student enrollment processes. Student recruitment and admissions platforms assist in digitizing search, matching, verification, and admissions processes, addressing challenges for students, parents, and institutions. These solutions are expanding into consumer sales, marketing strategies, and addressing student retention through personalized communication.

Platforms like Quero Education and Common Application assist students in choosing institutions aligned with their interests. Admission guidance services, such as AdmitKard and Crimson Education, provide personalized counseling for selecting the right program or college. International student recruitment platforms, like ApplyBoard and IDP Education, guide students aspiring to study abroad, offering information and connections. Admission software, exemplified by Embark, streamlines the process, reducing paperwork and enhancing efficiency. Financial aspects are managed by scholarship and tuition platforms like PayMyTuition and Buddy4study. Digital solutions such as Meritto and Candlefox contribute to a seamless admission experience, minimizing wait times and enhancing transparency for schools and higher education institutions.

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HolonIQ Market Map - Student Recruitment and Admissions

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๐Ÿ”ฎ 2024 Global Education Outlook

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๐Ÿงจ Digital Transformation in Higher Education

Digital adoption and transformation remain the biggest challenge for universities (followed by funding/budget cuts, then student academic outcomes) according to the most recent result from HolonIQ's annual Higher Education Digital Transformation Survey. We are still gathering feedback from our Global Higher Education Panel and would love to hear from your institution! Participants of this research receive a full report and can nominate their institution for a HolonIQ Case Study. Participate.

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๐Ÿซ University Grants

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธHBCU Spelman College receives its largest-ever donation, a $100M gift from Ronda Stryker and William Johnston.

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ The Duke Endowment allocates $25M grants to Davidson College, Furman University, and Johnson C. Smith University, part of a centennial celebration following a [$100M gift to Duke University in November.

๐Ÿ’ฐ Funding

๐Ÿ“šGermany based Morressier secures $16.5M to bolster fight for research integrity.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป UK based bootcamp provider Northcoders secures an additional $12.7M in funding from the Department for Education.