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Meet the partners who help bring the festival to life
Aula is a communication platform for education. We bring engagement to the core of the digital student experience by replacing learning management systems.
As a leading advisor to the University sector, KPMG brings together many years’ universities experience, a global perspective and good practice from other sectors to support our University clients. We bring this wide perspective to our 120+ university clients as well as experience from our work in Education more broadly: be it government; schools and colleges; as an employer ourselves or our extensive work on the wider skills agenda. It is this depth and breadth of experience that sets us apart.
IDP Connect is a division of IDP Education, global leaders in student marketing and recruitment. Working with institutions as true partners, IDP Connect understands institution needs and enhances their capabilities with the transformative power of data, insights and engaged student communities. Whether an institution’s campaign and recruitment ambitions are local or global, IDP Connect’s inspired solutions empower them to connect with the right students, with clarity and confidence. Together with its partners, IDP Connect plays a vital role in global higher education, building on the trust and connections it has with students throughout the world.
We are passionate about the power of education to elevate and engage, and in no other sector do we see a better chance to live up to our mission statement to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. We are delighted to be able to bring a global perspective, critical thinking, best practice and countless examples of working across many industries to today’s challenges that our sector is facing.
Minerva provides executive search and leadership services working with clients in higher education and a range of other sectors to develop outstanding teams, cultures and structures all over the world.
Interfolio offers the first faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of academic work, from hiring to annual review, committee work, research, activity reporting, and more. With over 250 clients, Interfolio leads the market in innovative technology designed specifically to benefit both institutions and their academic staff.
EAB are data enthusiasts and dreamers, researchers and problem-solvers, technologists and innovators. Our firm has a 40-year tradition of delivering exceptional service, insight, and results. Every day, we harness the collective power of 1,500+ schools, colleges, and universities to uncover proven solutions and transformative insights and apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services.
OES enables universities a fast, financially viable and student-focussed entry into online education. We work with universities to develop world-class online programs that provide a rich and immersive learning experience for their students. OES provides end-to-end management, spanning enrolment to graduation and has the scale, expertise, market insights and proven delivery frameworks to ensure a new partner’s entry and expansion into online education is a success.
Nous Group is an award-winning management consulting firm with over 300 staff across the UK and Australia. Nous partners with public, private and member-based organisations to develop strategies, solutions and capabilities that improve performance and influence positive outcomes for them, their customers and the communities in which they operate.
Shakespeare Martineau has been advising education clients for well over a century and now has in excess of 100 clients within the education sector across England & Wales, including some of the biggest names in the sector.
Pearson is the world’s learning company, working across 70 countries worldwide. Our unique insight and expertise comes from our long history of working closely with teachers, learners, researchers, authors and thought leaders. In today’s fast-changing world, we believe education is the key to success. We work in partnership with educators and institutions across the UK to help them succeed through delivering world-class learning experiences.
Unite Students is the UK’s largest and most established manager and developer of purpose-built student accommodation. It provides a home for around 50,000 students, in more than 140 properties, across 24 leading university cities across the UK. Unite works in partnership with more than 60 Higher Education institutions and since foundation in 1991 has housed more than 600,000 students.
We work with our clients to help them use data better in their strategy, and to leave them with a sustainable internal data capability matched to their needs. We use our expertise to help our clients form questions of the data that will get to the heart of their strategic choices. We then create the right data and right analysis pathway to get the answer, letting the data bring clarity.
GA Jobs work together with Wonkhe to provide the latest career opportunities for the Wonkhe community as well as international jobs from global higher education.
For over 50 years, The Chronicle of Higher Education has independently and intelligently delivered higher-education news and information to the faculty and staff of our world’s colleges and universities.
The Guardian Higher Education Network provides the latest news, comment and analysis for university professionals from the world’s leading liberal voice.
We understand higher education. We know how complex and increasingly competitive the sector is, and how much it changes. Luckily, we also know how to help institutions stand out.
From research and strategic advice to creative branding and campaign delivery, we can shape your message and get it out to the inspired students you want to engage with – wherever in the world they are.