Managing the student journey can feel like a mountain load of work...

“I could claim for my relocation allowance back in 2017… but it really fell into the too hard basket.” “SkillsForge was SUPER easy to claim for my relocation allowance this year. Too easy!” - Student at Flinders University

SkillsForge allows for people to easily achieve their full potential.

Get the most out of your student journey with SkillsForge

At SkillsForge, we know that the knowledge and experience gained from a successful postgraduate research (PGR) programme benefits the student, the institution and wider society. We also know how difficult it can be for institutions to effectively monitor supervision, progression and provide support for every research student on their individual journeys.

That’s where we come in.

Our postgraduate progression and supervision solutions help institutions to get the best out of their students throughout their entire journey, from admissions to examinations. Our streamlined, tailored processes possess a fully-integrated course booking system and skills framework, with bespoke forms and workflows that can integrate with your existing student records and HR systems. With SkillsForge, you can achieve best practice in postgraduate progression monitoring and supervision, student journey management, skills management and course booking.

The SkillsForge system at the University of Flinders
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SkillsForge enables users

Users can:

  • Track and record their progress against their programme timeline and deadlines
  • Initiate workflows to efficiently process requests
  • Self-analyse and reflect on their skills
  • Produce a development plan
  • Choose, book and track development activities
  • Improve their outcomes
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SkillsForge enables supervisors

Supervisors can:

  • At a glance see their students programme status and any outstanding deadlines
  • Initiate workflows to efficiently process requests
  • Easily and quickly overview student skills
  • Track their students' skills development over time
  • Reduce student/supervisor communication barriers and support transparency
  • Manage their own self development activities
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SkillsForge enables institutions

Institutions can:

  • Comprehensively monitor progress for individual students, across cohorts and departments and across all post graduate researchers
  • Initiate workflows to efficiently process requests
  • Automatically manage all course booking requirements
  • Record interactions for UK Visa & Immigration
  • Integrate easily with other institutional systems to increase efficiency and effectiveness
  • Produce comprehensive management information through the business intelligence reporting solution
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Our products

SkillsForge offers a range of products as part of its software as a service (SaaS) solution:

For Postgraduate Researchers (PGR) & Higher Degree Researchers (HDR):

  • Student Journey Management - from Admissions to Examinations
  • Progression Monitoring and Supervision
  • Skills Assessment, Development and Tracking (for research students & staff)

For all roles within a university, as well as external roles:

  • Development Activity Search, Booking and Automated Course Administration
  • Business Intelligence (BI) Reporting through our integrated third party solution, YellowFin

Visit our Functionality page to find out more about the many features of each product.

Our customers include

  • Flinders University logo
  • University of York logo
  • Manchester Metropolitan University logo
  • University of Portsmouth logo
  • University of the Arts London logo
  • Kings College London logo
  • The University of Warwick logo
  • London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine
  • University of Adelaide logo
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Bristol
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Bangor University
  • Coventry University
  • KESS 2 Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships
  • University of South Australia
  • University of the West of Scotland
  • De Montfort University
  • University of Greenwich
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Aberystwyth University
  • James Cook University
  • Keele University