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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Current Events, Disability Services posted: Oct, 14th 2020

COVID-19 Underscores Why Student Accessibility Is Now More Important Than Ever

COVID-19 has upended every aspect of our daily lives from how we interact, how we learn, and how we work. For higher education institutions the challenges of providing education and services to students virtually involved faculty/staff navigating a steep learning curve on how to provide content without face-to-face interaction. Yet, initially faculty/staff defaulted to doing […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Best Practices, Current Events posted: Oct, 13th 2020

The Importance of Campus Testing, Tracking, and Reporting on COVID-19

As the fall semester pushes through one of the most unusual times in higher education, many colleges and universities that have opted for an in-person semester have not only had to face the changes to in-person teaching and services, but also COVID-19 testing and outbreaks. Two out of three colleges with in-person classes have either […]


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By Andrew King in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Oct, 7th 2020

Laureate International Universities Prepares Students for the Workplace

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic upended our thinking about career services and student job placements, it was clear that systemic pressures on employers have in turn pressured job seekers to polish and showcase the specific experience and skills that will be relevant as the workplace continues to experience rapid changes. Laureate International Universities is working […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, Symplicity Client Showcase, Virtual Career Fair posted: Oct, 2nd 2020

MSU Denver Benefits from Virtual Career Fair

It’s been over a month since the Fall 2020 semester began and the reopening plans for higher education institutions have varied across all institutions. The safety of students and staff is at the forefront of every university’s mind and the safety concerns extend to employers for career services staff across the U.S., especially as staff […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 15th 2020

University of Derby Supports Student Journeys with CareerHub

Prior to becoming the Service Manager for Careers and Employment at the University of Derby, Clare Holden’s background was in library service. Her experience as a librarian made her keen on developing digital skills and delivering informative webinars online. When she moved into a careers role in March 2019, one of the first projects she […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 7th 2020

Manchester Met Doubles Employer Engagement with CareerHub

Manchester Metropolitan University (Manchester Met)’s Careers & Employability team held their first virtual careers fair through the use of Symplicity CareerHub back in July and the feedback they received following the two-day event was very positive. David Ebden, Information and Communications Manager, and colleagues in the team spent six weeks planning for the event and […]


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By Alana Ripy in Student Conduct, Symplicity Client Showcase posted: Sep, 3rd 2020

University of Derby Utilises CareerHub for Student Wellbeing

Supporting student wellbeing and mental health has always been important to higher education institutions, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made institutions around the world even more focused on student support. The University of Derby was especially keen on providing student support when their campus first went into lockdown on March 24th and was able to […]


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By Alana Ripy in Career Services, CSM, Symplicity Client Showcase, Virtual Career Fair posted: Aug, 25th 2020

CSU’s Virtual Career Fair Delivers Career Outcomes

For Clayton State University (CSU), the Career Services Office always held their part-time job fair on the second day of classes during the fall semester. When the COVID-19 pandemic was still a huge concern in June, Bridgette McDonald, Director of Career Services, and Charles Howard, Assistant Director of Career Services, went to the Symplicity support […]


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By Helena Okolicsanyi in Disability Services posted: Aug, 19th 2020

How COVID-19 is Highlighting the Needs of Disabled Students in the UK

As UK universities went into lockdown in the outset of COVID-19, UK Universities scrambled to provide students with a way to study and engage away from campus by utilising technology for remote learning. Now, nearly six months into the new normal of remote learning, it is becoming evident that universities have the capacity to offer […]


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By Alana Ripy in Announcements, Career Services, Virtual Career Fair posted: Aug, 14th 2020

A New Approach to Virtual Career Fairs

The fall 2020 semester is fast approaching and the uncertainty heavily looms over higher education institutions around the world. According to The Chronicle, there are seven different types of reopening plans for nearly 3,000 institutions across the United States. Davidson College’s College Crisis Initiative (C2i)’s research indicated that 25% of institutions will be primarily online, […]


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