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Founded in 1998, we're the tech
behind the worlds leading universities

Kinetic team

Trusted & loved by:

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Kx Customer Berkeley
University of York
Kx Customer Liberty Living
Kx Customer University of Cambridge

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.

Wall-to-wall talent

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.

About KX

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:

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AWESOME CUSTOMERS

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STUDENT BEDROOMS

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COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE

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ACCOMMODATION BOOKING

Seamlessly manage accommodation bookings and automate online processes

STUDENT
EXPERIENCE

With the increasing complexity of a student’s time at university, an automated system is key

CONFERENCING & EVENTS

Easily manage and track each stage of an event from the initial inquiry through to final invoice

CATERING MANAGEMENT

Quickly automate catering processes to spend more time with students and clients

Kx Laura

You spend most of your time at work and it is very important you enjoy what you. The people here create a fun and friendly atmosphere with a great desire to achieve the best. The company is going from strength to strength and I love being a part of it.

Laura

Support Analyst
STAFF DANNY C

I have never worked in an environment that feels as much like family as Kinetic does. I am given support and encouragement every day which allows me to support our customers’ needs and deliver a high level of service along with great products that are the best in the market

Danny

Account Management
Kx Team Emily

I’ve never worked for a company who treat their staff as well as Kinetic do! This gives you the motivation and dedication to want to achieve your goals to the best of your ability. 1 year later and I still look forward to coming to work every day!

Emily

Marketing
Kx Team Rob

The people at Kinetic are what makes the company so great, it really is one big team and we all learn from each other and our experiences. I feel I am trusted to do my job without ever being micro-managed, but given enough guidance in the form of objectives and goals to keep me aligned with the company strategy.

Rob

Product Management
Kx Beata

Working at Kinetic has given me so many opportunities to improve my skills and learn brand new ones. The company is great at offering progression for employees and supports them along the way to achieve the next step in their career.

Beata

1st Line Team Leader

What are Kinetic up to at the moment?

Virtual Uni-verse?

Across the country, as lecture theatres fall silent – you should spare a thought for the army of professionals continuing to work as some newspaper headlines announce “Universities close their doors” – it couldn’t be further from the reality of life in student halls of residence.

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Small changes = big impact!

There are so many things that contribute to a positive student experience. The obvious would be plenty of social activities, great facilities, an unforgettable Freshers’ Week, exceptional accommodation and not to mention the academic side! Although this list requires a lot of resources and time to deliver from all teams, there are also many small…

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Is student experience a USP?

With over 160 higher education institutions in the UK alone and more than 2.30 million students, competition between universities and colleges remains high. Attracting new students can be a challenge! Institutions are constantly seeking new ways to stand out from the crowd and position themselves as one of the best. Identifying the unique selling proposition…

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Are you delivering an outstanding student experience?

Starting university can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience for a student as it’s a major life transition. From developing their academic skills to managing a new social life, it’s important that the university supports its students at every step of their journey. Student journey doesn’t start from the moment they arrive on campus,…

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Don’t let a crisis bring your event management down!

You can’t get away from the fact that sometimes things just don’t go to plan. Weather conditions change, political situation alter, epidemic circumstances, like Coronavirus, arise… You need to understand how changes like these might affect your industry and how to deal with them in the best possible way. Whilst I’m not a medical specialist,…

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How digital technology affects the event management industry

There have been many important developments in event management in recent years. Those who plan and run events like conferences, exhibitions, and parties have a difficult job that requires multitasking, focus and fantastic organisational skills. The advent of the internet has simplified basic tasks, like buying exhibition equipment, but technology has benefited the industry in…

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Rothamsted Enterprises go live on Kinetic Pulse!

Thursday 20th February 2020 marked a very special day for Kinetic… With outstanding conferencing facilities and an impressive customer portfolio, Rothamsted Enterprise have been a valued Kinetic customer since 2015. Over the past year and a half, they have been through a major rebrand and implemented many changes to enhance their reputation and increase their…

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Search engines – the reason your competitor might be beating you

As we live in the time of an ever-growing digitalisation, there is no surprise that 89% of B2B buyers and 81% of B2C consumers conduct Google search before completing a purchase. This is a huge number! And here’s another interesting fact for you – 67% of the buyer’s journey is now done digitally. What does…

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The perfect bedroom for the perfect guest

When you go on holiday and reach the hotel bedroom door, you feel a sense of excitement! Your room for the week is right there. You’ve spent hours flicking through the reviews and photos, and you’re finally here! It’s been a long day, and you can’t wait to melt into the sumptuous bed, with gently fragranced pillows and soft lighting.

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Automated vs. manual data entry

Manually entering data into business systems can be a very time-consuming and labor-intensive process. Not only this, but it increases the risk of incorrect or duplicated information being entered, meaning the system is not reliable. Let’s explore some of the reasons why manual data entry should be avoided.

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Easily manage and grow your student accommodation portfolio & conferencing operation with Kinetic's world-leading software