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

Gecko Customer Success: Gecko Forum

November 6th, 2017Posted by Jen

Gecko clients are invited to the first ever Gecko Forum on 16th November at Gecko HQ. Gecko Forum delegates will  gain the inside scoop on the latest…

Events: Meet the Gecko team

November 6th, 2017Posted by Jen

The Gecko team will be on the road over the next couple of months exhibiting and speaking at a range of conferences across the UK. If you…

Gecko Customer Success : Popular FAQ’s

October 24th, 2017Posted by Chris Gibson

For this months Customer Success newsletter we thought we would iron out some of the queries that the Gecko Customer Success team receive on a regular basis!…

Meet the Gecko Labs team at the UK NARIC conference!

October 13th, 2017Posted by Jen

Founder & CEO, Matt Lanham will be presenting ‘Superhuman student recruitment: Finding the right tools to navigate international recruitment through changing landscapes’ at the UK NARIC conference in…

Meet us at the annual AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition!

October 13th, 2017Posted by Jen

We are heading to the ICC, Birmingham on the 14th of November to take part in the annual AoC’s Annual Conference and Exhibition (Association of Colleges). The…

We’ve launched a brand new form builder!

October 2nd, 2017Posted by Jen

Gecko developers have been hard at work building the brand new form builder. The new form builder is packed full of customer requested features to improve system…

Chris Gibson is appointed as new VP of Customer Success

October 2nd, 2017Posted by Jen

Chris Gibson has been appointed as VP of Customer Success in our Edinburgh Headquarters! Chris has a background in technology, training and coaching and years of customer…

2017 Clearing webinar: Behind the scenes of results day

September 26th, 2017Posted by Jen

2017 Clearing Trends & Tactics webinar, 27th October, 1-2pm Not so long ago Clearing was seen as the ‘bargain bucket’ option, the last resort for prospective students…

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…

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