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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.

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…

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…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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!

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.

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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