IT Solutions Blog

Improving student wellbeing post-pandemic with the Microsoft Stack

by Emily Schilling 25 February 2022

Coronavirus restrictions now seem like a thing of the past, leaving the UK and the rest of the world to clear up the debris that the pandemic left behind. One of the most prominent aftereffects of covid-19 is the damage it had on the overall mental health of so many people. One mental health charity, Shout, saw a rise of 60 per cent in helpline texts from January and February 2021 compared to the same period in 2020. Loneliness has also increased since pre-pandemic levels, with one in 10 people saying they felt lonely in March 2020, compared with one in four in February 2021.

Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, higher-education, student journey

Using National Student Survey scores to improve student satisfaction

by Emily Schilling 15 September 2021

In 2020, the National Student Survey (NSS) was completed by 70% of final-year students across 407 higher education institutions. The student satisfaction score produced from the findings of this survey covers a range of academic areas, including receiving feedback from tutors, library facilities, personal development opportunities, and more.

Topics: data, data insights, higher-education, student journey

How universities can transform the student onboarding process with automation

by Emily Schilling 1 June 2021

 

Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, higher-education, student journey

Putting the student experience first – What does the future have in store for higher education?

by Emily Schilling 10 November 2020

 

Topics: AI, higher-education, student journey

Improving student support in Universities during COVID-19

by Emily Schilling 13 August 2020

Going to University has always been a daunting experience, especially when moving away from home. However, those starting University in September 2020 have the extra challenges regarding COVID-19 to contend with - alongside the usual concerns associated with beginning a new chapter at University.

Topics: Microsoft Dynamics 365, higher-education, student journey, Microsoft, Covid-19

Blurring the digital boundaries: What collaboration looks like for today’s university students

by Mark Britton 18 October 2019

Topics: Digital Transformation, Microsoft Dynamics 365, student journey

What your CRM data analytics can tell you about your students…

by Mark Britton 16 September 2019

Topics: higher-education, student information systems, information technology strategy, student journey

UCAS clearing 2019 and what it means for Higher Education.

by Mark Britton 16 September 2019

Topics: higher-education, student journey

How to prevent your university course from crash and burn

by Mark Britton 19 July 2019

There’s never enough hours in the day.

Topics: data insights, higher-education, student information systems, IT strategy, information technology strategy, student journey