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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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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?

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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Simple solutions to managing a large event

Although large bookings bring the big bucks, they can also bring the most complexity, not just for you but for the event organiser of the group. But with a little preparation, you can ensure that large groups are managed efficiently, and you continue delivering outstanding events!

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5 Contracting Best Practices for Conference Departments

Before you sign everyone on to next year’s events and conferences with your existing contracts, take a step back and have a look at them. You may want to consider making some changes to incorporate contracting best practices that may be missing.

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How to deal with stress

In 2018, the Mental Health Foundation reported that 74% of people had felt so stressed they were overwhelmed and unable to cope. It’s important that you understand and learn how to deal with this feeling to ensure you have a positive stress-free life!

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The Kx User Conference 2019

In October 2019, we opened the doors at Whittlebury Park for our annual Kx User Conference. The conference saw more than 200x higher education and event professionals from across the globe come together to share best practices, industry knowledge and insight. The event kicked off on Wednesday, 30th October for the training and innovation day.…

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Are your financial reports truly accurate?

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

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Maximizing occupancy = maximum revenue!

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

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Are you putting your residential guests at risk?

The increasing number of higher education institutions offering academic qualifications means that fillings places on a course or major is competitive. Universities are now competing more than ever before, so establishing a high rank position in the market is vital. But is it only the official rank that matters?

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“Hello” – the power of proactive support with your students

Both my Mum and Sister work as teachers in a local primary school and record interactions with students to gain a better understanding on how the children in their classes are viewing the world at any given moment, on any given day. For my Mum and Sister “hello” is one of the most important words…

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