Trusted & loved by:
Innovation and experience
for over 20 years
Kinetic was founded in 1998 with one aim: To develop the most innovative software to help university accommodation and conferencing teams deliver the best student and customer experiences possible.
Fast forward 20 years, and we are now the technology partner of choice to the worlds' leading universities and colleges. We supply mission-critical software for over 350 customers, from the University of Nevada Las Vegas to Monash in Australia... Not to mention over 80% of universities in the UK.
Since 2015, Kinetic has been part of the Volaris Group. Volaris help strengthen and grow vertical market software companies so, like Kinetic, they become leaders in their industry.
Building a software platform as innovative and comprehensive as Kx takes talent, and lots of it. At Kinetic we're proud of every single member of our weird and wonderful team. Every single one is self-motivated, ambitious and forward-thinking and knows how to get stuff done in a changing and exciting a market.
What does Kinetic do?
In a nutshell, we create mission-critical software designed to drive revenue for the Higher Education Industry and specialise in these key areas:
What are Kinetic up to at the moment?
Clearing is one of the most important times throughout the year for higher education institutions. According to UCAS, more than 70,000 students were accepted through Clearing in 2020 and we are looking at even higher numbers in 2021. In fact, National Clearing Survey results suggest an increase of a whopping 38%! With the Clearing deadline…Read More
Innovation is at the heart of everything we do! It helps us form great partnerships and allows our customers to deliver the best service – just like Unilife. How can we help enhance the student experience you deliver? Kinetic and MyRenzBox integration will take student experience at Unilife to the next level through seamless…Read More
Coventry University has joined Kinetic’s growing Student Life community, adopting our solution for managing student wellbeing for its ResLife and Accommodation teams. They intend to expand and grow their ResLife programme across other areas of their business, such as students living within their lettings portfolio. Coventry University’s ultimate ambition is being able to offer the…Read More
Residence Life Manager at FutureLets, Coventry University Tom Truman is a Residence Life Manager who is passionate about making a difference to student mental health. Below he shares his thoughts on the impact that social media has on mental health and his personal experiences. 3.5 billion people use social media. That’s 45% of the world’s…Read More
The increase in mental health conditions being disclosed is reflected in the number of students withdrawing from university. As the student mental health crisis gets worse, there is more pressure on university teams to monitor the student’s wellbeing and support them as much as possible. However, up until now, university teams have experienced many challenges…Read More
This month, October 2020, is full of exciting changes for Kinetic! We’re delighted to give a warm welcome to our new Head of Products – Adam Calladine. Adam has great experience and a breadth of knowledge that will help Kinetic take our products to the next level on the route of innovation. Adam has…Read More
As a passionate Residence Life Manager, Tom finds it important to talk about student wellbeing. Have a listen to his video above and have a read about some practical tips he came up with for both students and university staff. Tom Truman Residence Life Manager at FutureLets, Coventry University Starting university means a lot of…Read More
Did you know that in 2018, there were over 2.3 million students studying in the UK? This generated approximately £2.3 billion for the HE sector. BUT… Over 30,000 students withdraw from institutions each year for a variety of reasons at a cost to the sector of over £300 million. For the average-sized university, this…Read More
Rewind 10 years and mental health was not a common topic like it is today. Having spent over 18 months researching this topic, we found that the number of students who have disclosed a mental health condition has increased by 7x within 10 years. This is truly horrifying but it’s also a good sign that…Read More
“If you need me – you know where I am” – how many people genuinely mean it? Sure, it sounds somewhat reassuring to a student, but in today’s world, it is counterintuitive to how young people communicate. There’s no denying that the shift in young people’s attention spans has been widely attributed to the advance…Read More