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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 diverse 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 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 are we shaping the future of Student wellbeing management?

In honour of Mental Health Awareness week 2022, we’re reflecting on a development journey that has brought us Student Life, a system that is helping institutions in the HE sector to record, monitor and report on student wellbeing. At the ASRA 2022 conference, we delivered a presentation outlining Student Life and how a growing number…

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Why are we committed to Student Wellbeing?

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week, we caught up with our Chief Transformations Officer, David Wilkes, to find out how our student wellbeing management solution, Student Life, has evolved since it first started back in 2018. But first, what is Student Life? What is Student Life? Student Life answers a problem that the sector has…

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How does technology improve the student experience?

The impacts of Covid-19 are ongoing – Student Minds found that in September, 63% of students felt the pandemic continued to negatively impact their mental health.   The pandemic continues to shape students’ experiences and there is still a long way to go before all students can truly thrive at university without facing barriers, according to…

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Our BRAND-NEW partnership with WAU

Our CEO, Luke Warren, gives an insight into what’s happening behind the scenes here at Kinetic. Why WAU? Co-founded by Tom White, WAU are brand-new to market and were born with the desire to do things differently, which is why they’ll be working closely with you, our customers, to provide an independent benchmark of our…

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We’ve signed up to the SME Climate Commitment

The science is clear: we need to halve our emissions by 2030 to deliver a zero-carbon world in time.   To meet this goal, every business, no matter their size or industry, has a role to play. We need all companies around the world to commit to a net-zero future.   Our commitment We have committed to cut…

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New additions to our student payment management solution community

We’re delighted to announce that UniLife and the University of Limerick, have adopted our brand-new payment solution, KxPayments. What is KxPayments? KxPayments offers a secure and seamless integration of payments and allows you to monitor and manage student billing easily. Enabling you to assemble an optimised payment eco-system with no difficult integration process. It also…

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Top 5 tips to make the Clearing process seamless for your accommodation team

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…

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Taking student experience to the next level with software integrations

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…

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A new addition to the Student Life community

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…

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The impact of social media on mental health

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…

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