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Winners of the 2019 ‘Best Effect on Business Goals’ UX UK Award

Published 22-11-2019

It is our pleasure to announce that last night, SkillsForge won the ‘Best Effect on Business Goals’ award at the UX UK Awards 2019. Jonathan Carr, CTO (left) and Joe Lamyman, Development Specialist (right) with our award The UX UK Awards were established in 2013, with the goal of recognising “excellence in user-focused digital or […]

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UX UK Awards Finalist

Published 19-11-2019

The team at SkillsForge are delighted to have been selected as a finalist for the upcoming UX UK Awards 2019, alongside a fantastic group of finalists (2019 Shortlist). Members of the SkillsForge team collaborated on an entry that featured the work done by the team on our UX processes, illustrating how we plan on incorporating […]

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SkillsForge provides time savings of 75%

Published 13-08-2019

Flinders University’s SkillsForge installation, Inspire A recent article written by Flinders University, published in the ACGR monthly newsletter, highlighted the significant improvement in process time efficiency and user experience when using SkillsForge. Time efficiency savings of up to 75% on average across processes and elapsed time efficiency savings of up to 85% on key processes, […]

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Postgraduates forge ahead with support of innovative software solution

Published 08-04-2019

Picture (left to right) Back row standing: Dragos Paun, Carmen Strode, Joe Lamyman, Nate Simpson Front row sitting: Prasanna Jayachandran, Graham Cook, Claire Bennett, Tim Hughes, Michael Bohea. SkillsForge, a successful innovative spin-out from the University of York, have taken the next steps in their plans for the future by moving to a new office […]

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SkillsForge has its first appointment in Australia

Published 26-09-2018

SkillsForge is pleased to announce its first appointment in Australia subsequent to winning 3 university customers in one of its strategic markets. Stuart Loose has joined the SkillsForge team and will help support our existing clients and work to increase the client base in Australia and New Zealand. Gary Fawcett, the SkillsForge CEO said: “Stuart’s […]

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SkillsForge signs the University of South Australia

Published 31-08-2018

We’re proud to announce our third university client in Australia with the signing of the University of South Australia in Adelaide last month.

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Everyone is a winner: Enabling change and impact through a digital HDR candidature management system

Published

A quote about SkillsForge at the up and coming ARMS conference in Hobart in Australia: “Flinders University, like many other universities, has recently gone through a major restructure. The restructure has created a central HDR management process, from admission, progression and examination, to skills development and partnership being centrally administered by the Office of Graduate […]

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SkillsForge signs Flinders University

Published 05-04-2018

In bad news for South Australian vellum producers, Flinders U has introduced the SkillsForge doctoral candidature system, which will save “hundreds of hours of administration over the life of a doctorate.”  Developed at the University of York, the system, among other things; “provides the functionality to reflect, review, record, monitor and report upon postgraduate student progression, skills acquisition and general […]

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A University of Warwick video showing the benefits of using SkillsForge

Published 01-03-2018

The University of Warwick has kindly produced a video showing some of the benefits of using SkillsForge through the eyes of one of their research students. To view please click here.

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A recently released article in The Institution of Engineering and Technology Partner News Magazine

Published 20-12-2017

The University of York’s Department of Electronic Engineering has a strong record of supporting and facilitating several spin-out companies as a result of its interdisciplinary and high-impact, research driven strategies. One successful example is SkillsForge. In Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) the upskilling of students and staff is a core activity achieved mainly through teaching and […]

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