Crimson University - Digital Transformation in Higher Education

The Low-Risk Route to Digital Transformation in Higher Education

Working with Crimson, your university can realise the potential of your investment in Microsoft's low-code/no-code platform to transform your institution. At a time when higher education faces ever greater challenges, Crimson helps you unlock new opportunities to deliver outstanding levels of student satisfaction and greater global market share.

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From recruitment to alumni, build intelligent student experiences

Get ready to gain a 360-degree view of students. See how they interact with your events, marketing and student support - all on a single platform that covers the student lifecycle, including:

  • Student attraction and recruitment
  • Student admissions management
  • Student support and wellbeing
  • Alumni and fundraising management

With Crimson, your university can leverage Microsoft’s platform to personalise content at every student touchpoint, starting with student attraction.

And a single self-service portal provides a superior student experience, from application right through to graduation.

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Automate processes along every step of the student journey

Now’s the time to put an end to labour-intensive manual processes.

Working with Crimson you can automate and accelerate student enrolment, using artificial intelligence to scan and validate academic evidence and passports for international applications.

And while your team can personally handle more challenging student enquiries, let Crimson support you with building virtual assistant chatbots to automatically handle more common enquiries.

Gain insight into your data to drive better decision making

Data is everywhere in and outside your university – let’s use it to supercharge your strategy.

Working with Crimson you can connect data and build dashboards to identify at-risk students, predict course profitability and identify new synergies between your institution and your applicants that will drive more personalised offers.

And Crimson’s data gurus can help you decipher hidden trends in HESA data, as well as pinpoint the top few actions that have the biggest swing on your NSS scores.

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"Crimson have brought a combination of practical advice and a broader perspective that is supporting our goal of offering a sector leading experience."

- John McCarthy, Executive Director of Marketing, Recruitment and External Relations, at the University of Salford

Leverage the Power of Microsoft

Crimson’s ready-made Higher Education solution accelerators and structured consulting workshops cut through previous project deadlock to help fast-track implementations. As a long-established Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in your sector, we help you use Microsoft tools as building blocks to digitally transform your university.

Microsoft Platform

The unique Crimson difference that gets your university results

Win the hearts and minds of colleagues

Combining Microsoft's technology platform with Crimson's four service streams is where education leaders can deliver transformational results.

Accelerate the time to realise value

Crimson's Higher Education Accelerator ensures your team sees results sooner so that you can move your programme forward with confidence.

Helping you become self-sufficient

CrimsonParagon is a service designed to support you develop your teams to manage the continuous improvement of your digital platform.

People-centric approach

Crimson's collaborative approach and change management expertise makes sure that you get the right people involved to deliver on projects.

Nash Squared

Draw on greater strength and depth

Crimson is part of Nash Squared, the leading global provider of talent and technology solutions. Crimson has the bandwidth to meet your ambitions while remaining an independent, agile partner. Our outlook also enables us to help you meet your talent needs.


Wherever you are in your transformation journey, Crimson can help you go further with student experience, business process automation and data insights. Book your free discovery call to discuss your needs and to learn more about what Crimson is achieving for universities across the UK.

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