Carmen Neghina
6 years ago

Flinders University partners with Studyportals to enhance their digital student journey


Studyportals signing Flinders

Eindhoven, 12 November 2018 – Studyportals, the global study choice platform, today announced a new partnership with Australia’s Flinders University which is placed in the 250 to 300 band in the Times Higher Education 2019 World University Rankings.

The partnership was signed by Mr Sebastian Raneskold, Vice-President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), and Mr Magnus Olsson, founder and Director of Studyportals, during the Australian International Education Conference on 10 October 2018.

The partnership comes into effect immediately and focuses on attracting the best-fit students for Flinders University.

With a record of excellence and innovation in teaching and research, Flinders is a highly rated university for student experience by the International Student Barometer, and South Australia’s fastest growing university for international students with enrolments rising 70% in the past four years.

Mr. Raneskold says the partnership will contribute to Flinders University’s growth ambitions.

“We have a clearly defined strategy to boost our growth in international student enrolments. Our partnership with Studyportals represents one of the ways we’re increasing the digital visibility of our courses, enabling more students from more places to find and enrol in the perfect Flinders course for them.”

Magnus Olsson, founder and Director of Studyportals welcomed the partnership.

‘We are pleased to add another great partner to our growing network of universities in Australia that cover every state and territory, giving our student users even greater choice in this popular destination. Our team of experts in online international student recruitment is looking forward to working with Flinders to diversify their student body.’

Studyportals data shows Australia continues to grow market share of global student searches and is experiencing significant growth in enrolments of students from more than 100 countries.

Flinders University’s student population of 27,000 includes 5,000 international students from more than 90 countries.

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Carmen Neghina | Studyportals | +31 655 875 270 |

About Studyportals

Studyportals is the international study choice platform, headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, enabling students to find and compare their study options across borders. With over 150,000 published courses from over 3,050 participating universities and over 28 million users in 2017, Studyportals is the world’s leading information source for study seekers. Studyportals started as an international student organisation in 2007, that initially focused on the European education market. Since 2014, the organisation, has constantly expanded its services, and now partners with universities across the world. Its 200-person team includes 35 nationalities.

Studyportals has received numerous awards for its growth and social impact, including the PIEoneers Digital Innovation of the Year – Technology award in 2018, the EdTechxGlobal award in 2016 for Best Education Technology Growth company, the FD Gazelle award for #1 growth company in the Netherlands in the international category, and the ‘Change the World’ award from Entrepreneurs’ Organisation NL. For more information, visit

About Flinders University

Flinders University is a globally focused, locally engaged institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research.

A highly research active university, Flinders is finding solutions to the world’s challenges and contributing to social, cultural, and economic growth. 90 per cent of our research has been ranked at or above world class by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

Our research achievements are underpinned by a robust network of partnerships with organisations and industries and are an important part of Flinders’ exceptional student experience.

As we enter an era of disruptive change and remarkable technological innovation, Flinders offers world-class education in a stimulating, friendly environment, supporting graduate success and innovatively bridging the gap between learning and earning. Our innovation and entrepreneurship offerings are driving enterprising solutions for the future and making a difference by changing lives and, ultimately, the world.

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