UCAS are the hub for University applicants in the UK and handle most touch points throughout the application process. They wanted to improve this journey for their users - the prospective students.
In the UK, Lizz Truss (PM candidate) has announced a policy where anyone with three 3 A*s is automatically invited to an interview at Oxbridge. Fair play. But there’s one major flaw.
It’s Clearing month, so we've taken a look at some university search ads. Honestly, we're a bit concerned. Lots of ads are leading to the wrong kind of content. If someone searches “[uni name] Clearing,” for us, that’s a sign of intent.
We've been working with Morley College and Hunterlodge Advertising to launch a brand new morleycollege.ac.uk! We're excited to show you all this new project that we've been working on.
Google’s reported that nearly half of Gen Z are using TikTok and Instagram for search. If you still need convincing that publishing natively is the future - there it is.
Spending a fortune on PPC? Maybe influencers are worth a look. Big brands like GUCCI are collaborating with a train spotter (congrats Francis Bourgeois - you are living your best life my dude) and taking advantage of the opportunity - so why aren't universities? All aboard the Most Clicked train as we explore the world of influencer marketing. Choo choo 🚂
The state of online marketing attribution in 2022 is a mess. Last touch attribution is not enough. Could a simple dropdown field be your saviour?
In 2021, you couldn’t move for posts on how hybrid would transform student recruitment. But the reality turned out to be different. Today, universities are pivoting back to in-person events. But the marketing potential of these moments is often missed. As you've probably guessed, the answer isn't straightforward either...
Universities that make life less stressful for students at clearing, are getting off on the right foot. First impressions count, and your website is almost certainly the first impression. Seems like Leeds Beckett gets it.
New Hijack and Content Flow updates for the month of June 2022! This month is mainly bug fixes and minor improvements. Kel your eyes peeled for new features!
When you create a landing page, are you thinking about your users, or you data capture numbers? Doesn't matter how good they look if they're not putting the user at the centre of the conversation. Imperial College London has some nice creative for this landing page - but did they fall into the trap?
Is print slowly becoming a thing of the past? What can we do differently to keep this medium alive and full of life?