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

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

Heading to Hobsons University? Book an appointment with us while you’re there! We have seen International Education Experts ruminating on just how dramatic and far-reaching the impact…

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…

Additional support during Clearing for our clients

August 4th, 2016Posted by Matthew Lanham

We understand the importance of clearing for your institution and the additional stress it places on you, your colleagues, and the sector as a whole. For many…

Brexit VS HigherEd – The cheat sheet to read before you vote

June 22nd, 2016Posted by Jen

The UK’s EU referendum happens today. It is time to vote. But between debates, TV, blogs, newspapers… too many sources of information to get a clear idea…

5 reasons to meet with Gecko @ BUILA Annual Conference 2016

June 21st, 2016Posted by Jen

This is it! Only a few weeks before the 12th Annual BUILA Conference in Liverpool! On the 14th & 15th of July 2016, BUILA conference will bring together more than 200 delegates…

University of Birmingham success after just 6 months with Gecko!

April 18th, 2016Posted by Jen

Another top-ranked UK university says YES to Gecko! In less than 6 months, Gecko Labs have helped the University of Birmingham refine their data collection process and…

Millennial students – a new type of brand?

April 13th, 2016Posted by Jen

Prospective students are often considered potential ‘customers’ when creating recruitment & marketing strategies for your institution. You usually map the student journey and see where your branded…

Bournemouth University tackles student data capture challenges with Gecko!

March 18th, 2016Posted by Jen

Q&A with Andy Thompson, UK & Europe Regional Manager at Bournemouth University outlines key challenges many institutions face and how our products help in overcoming them. Q: How…

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