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Find out the latest news from Gecko, the education sector, and also takeaways from events we attend.

My three years at Gecko Labs: everything has changed but the fridge

September 8th, 2017Posted by Jen

Our first employee, Lead Backend Developer Malcolm Christie celebrated his three year Geckoversary this week. We asked him to take a look back at his journey and…

New investment means growth!

September 7th, 2017Posted by Jen

We’re really pleased to announce that we’ve recently secured additional investment of £1 million to support our growth. As a result of the backing from both existing…

How universities can attract millennials using their online space

August 28th, 2017Posted by Jen

Since 2000, internet usage has grown by 936%. What began as a way for laboratories to exchange raw data, has become one of the main sources of…

Meet Gecko Labs at the NACAC Conference 2017!

August 23rd, 2017Posted by Jen

Gecko Labs Founder & CEO, Matt Lanham and the Gecko team are gearing up to head to Boston from Thursday 14th – Saturday 16th September for the National Association…

Additional support for Clearing 2017!

August 4th, 2017Posted by Jen

With results day only days away, we thought we would let you know what we are doing to go the extra mile for you during this busy…

Working with Gecko & Hobsons : Radius & connect integration

August 4th, 2017Posted by Jen

Since our launch, we have had a close relationship with Hobsons. In fact, all of our solutions have a deep two way integration with Hobsons Connect and…

How to cut queues at Open Day : improve prospective student experience

July 20th, 2017Posted by Jen

First impressions matter. So when a prospective student approaches the registration desk on Open Day, it is important to keep in mind that everything you -or one…

Meet Gecko at Hobsons University!

July 10th, 2017Posted by Jen

Each year, Hobsons University brings together some of the most passionate people in higher education to learn, share, and build relationships around common challenges and opportunities from…

University of Southampton: 5 tips to prepare for Clearing

June 15th, 2017Posted by Jen

In 2016, CRM Manager, Aimee Ellis was responsible for successfully implementing a new technology focused approach to Clearing at the University of Southampton -in less than a…

97 to 17: How technology is changing universities approach to Clearing

June 12th, 2017Posted by Jen

Let’s cast our minds back to 1997, the year the first Harry Potter book was launched, Internet Explorer 4 was released and the year that students were…

Meet us at BUILA!

May 26th, 2017Posted by Jen

On the 5th July, we will be heading to the University of Bath for the 13th Annual BUILA Conference! This year the conference will be addressing the…

Clearing webinar: Q&A with University of Southampton!

May 18th, 2017Posted by Jen

By close of Clearing 2016, over 63,000 students had entered UK universities with calls to UCAS hitting the 12,000 mark – this is not including the calls…

Meet our CEO at NAFSA 2017!

May 17th, 2017Posted by Jen

NAFSA, the world’s largest association dedicated to international education and exchange, is bringing together the most diverse and vibrant community of nearly 10,000 learners, leaders and changemakers at…

5 step guide for creating superhuman student conversion campaigns

May 4th, 2017Posted by Jen

According to UCAS, there are over 50,000 undergraduate courses available at 395 education providers in the UK. Each of the 395 education providers – like you –…

The 3 step guide to a successful Clearing 2017

May 2nd, 2017Posted by Jen

Want to know more? Watch our webinar! By close of Clearing 2016, over 63,000 students had entered UK universities with calls to UCAS hitting the 12,000 mark –…

5 ways to internationalise your Student Recruitment strategy

May 2nd, 2017Posted by Jen

We have seen International Education Experts ruminating on just how dramatic and far-reaching the impact of Brexit might be. And to be honest, we are quite happy…

New Events Feature: Making on campus events easier!

March 31st, 2017Posted by Jen

For many prospective students, a University Open Day, Open House or Campus Tour  is the first time that they will catch a glimpse of what it’s like…

Gecko – 2017 update

March 26th, 2017Posted by Matthew Lanham

As I approach the 4th anniversary of founding Gecko it’s a great opportunity to reflect on the growth of the business to date, and also hint at…

Top tips for using Gecko at UCAS events

March 16th, 2017Posted by Jen

With more and more universities using Gecko at UCAS events, we thought it was time that we shared our top 10 tips for making the most out…

Gecko Labs partners with the Chartered Association of Business Schools

October 18th, 2016Posted by Jen

Gecko Labs is pleased to announce its recent partnership with Chartered ABS. “Chartered ABS is the voice of the UK’s business and management education sector. They support over…

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