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Celebrating excellence in HE and FE online payments: the winners of WPM Education’s Annual User Conference Awards 2016 revealed

WPM Education, the market leader in online payment systems and payment process specialist for the higher and further education sector, is pleased to announce the winners of its Annual User Conference Awards 2016.

The awards celebrate WPM users and their outstanding efforts to deliver innovative, efficient and user-friendly payment processes to customers. 

The awards are held as part of the WPM Annual Conference, which brings together WPM users from across the HE…


Added by Holger Bollmann on February 11, 2016 at 10:59 — No Comments

Smartphones most popular device for tuition fee payments, research shows

Students and parents are more likely to use smartphones over any other type of mobile device to make tuition payments, according to research from WPM Education, the leading payment and process experts in the higher and further sectors. 

The research is based on data from over 9,000 payers using the WPM Payment Platform during the fourth quarter of 2015. It shows that, on average, 74 per cent of payers chose to use a phone, compared to 25 per…


Added by Holger Bollmann on February 4, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Three ways your college is wasting money (and you didn’t even know it)

By Holger Bollmann, Director at HE/FE payments specialist, WPM Education

The outlook for further education (FE) colleges is not bleak, but it is far from rosy. In 2014, the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition authorised spending cuts of around 20%. Emboldened by its recent electoral victory, the government has introduced further reductions in budget; the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) announced that public sector…


Added by Holger Bollmann on January 31, 2016 at 17:31 — No Comments

Open days more influential than results research reveals

Open days and academic results have the greatest influence over choice of college or university among 16-21 year old students, according to research from WPM, the payment expert for FE and HE institutions.

The results, which are based on responses from 3,278 students and parents, reveal 31 percent of respondents consider open days to be very influential when selecting a university of college. This is closely followed by an institution’s academic results, which are rated as very…


Added by Holger Bollmann on October 15, 2015 at 13:48 — No Comments

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