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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
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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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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?

How do you become a unicorn in a herd of horses?

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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We’ll see you at the CUBO Conference 2019

The CUBO Conference for this summer is just around the corner, 3rd-5th July to be precise. If you’re attending the exhibition, please don’t be shy, come and say hello. You’ll find us at stand 14! This year’s theme is ‘Innovative Partnerships: A Strategic Imperative’ which will focus on how partnerships drive performance and innovation within…

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A hosted solution could be the answer!

Does your IT team spend hours on resolving issues associated with your IT infrastructure? If your system goes down, is there a plan in place to ensure data is backed-up?

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What happened at the Higher Education Partnership Network?

The HEPN event was attended by senior leaders from across the Higher Education sector and covered discussions about enhancing student experience, embedding value, TEF, digital learning and technology with a focus on artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0.

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How to use technology to deliver outstanding events

Technology is part of our everyday lives and there’s no escaping it! It has changed the way we communicate, deliver information and educate ourselves, to name but a few. It has truly revolutionised our world.

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How much impact does the conferencing department have?

The impact a conferencing team has on student enrolment cannot be understated! The department isn’t just about delivering outstanding events. They play a large role in not only helping to fund the academic programme but also introducing potential new students, their family, their friends and other influencers to the institution.

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Working with other departments to deliver great events

When hosting events, the campus can sometimes see prospective students, their friends and family visit the university as an event attendee. This provides a fantastic opportunity to generate interest and indirectly sell the facilities and the culture of the university.

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Everything you need to know about the enrollment gap

Are you familiar with the term ‘enrollment gap’? If the answer is no, let us explain! To put it simply, it is the gap between the increase of higher education institutions in the US and the decrease in student enrollments.

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The UK Study Tour

In any industry, it is important to periodically take time to network with industry colleagues, share insights and ideas and gain new perspectives to keep your business moving forward. In October 2018, Kinetic organized an experience for our customers to accomplish these very goals by way of a Study Tour in the United Kingdom, connecting…

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Introducing our new Innovation Director – Lee Rawlinson

Some of you may be familiar with the name ‘Lee Rawlinson.‘ Lee is a well-known and highly respected individual in the Higher Education sector. In 2012, Lee joined the University of Liverpool as the Head of Accommodation. As a senior member of the Residential Services Management team, Lee was responsible for the University’s accommodation offering…

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