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This section contains posts about new features added to EnrolHQ on monthly basis. You can find out what's been released and sometimes we'll also publish something about things on our roadmap.

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Save your commonly used filters with Bookmarks

Schools frequently need to filter students based on attended events, incomplete applications, completed payments, priorities and many more. EnrolHQ has close to 50 filters on the listing pages, and allows you to go very granular when you want to target a specific group of enrolment applications, enquiries etc.Our new Bookmark …Read more

Published: 17 Jun 2022

New Feature - SMS Parents in real-time

EnrolHQ gives each school their unique mobile phone number to ensure that parents can respond to any text messages. We log all incoming and outgoing communication in the system under the Comms Log and in the SMS > Messages report. SMS can be sent to individual numbers or as bulk …Read more

Published: 03 May 2022

How business managers can use EnrolHQ to collect enrolment information

With EnrolHQ's custom made questionnaire page, schools can ask for information that can be used to improve various school processes such as their enrolment or advertising workflow.Asking open-ended questions such as "Why are you applying to this college?" or "How can our school better assist your child?" can be very …Read more

Published: 29 Apr 2022

Make the Enrolment Signing page clear and unique

The final stage of the enrolment application process is the signing stage. Schools can freely choose how to set this up with many tools at their disposal.Steps - Number the next steps in the application process to make it clear what the parents can expect whilst the application is being …Read more

Published: 19 Apr 2022

Arrange your contacts in Address Book

The address book saves time and relieves registrars of the manual work of typing in the email address by having a dropdown menu of the most used staff emails. Instead of typing in the email every time you need a send an email you can now simply select the name …Read more

Published: 04 Apr 2022

Verify documents in bulk

Bulk actions save registrars time and energy. EnrolHQ focuses on making the enrolment process as easy as possible allowing staff to send emails, make offers, change statuses or book interviews in bulk. To make verification of documents easy for staff, we have implemented a new blue button at the top …Read more

Published: 28 Mar 2022

Filter and sort enrolment documents to be reviewed

The Show More filters in the Review section of EnrolHQ allows you to filter out document uploads which have not yet been validated. This can help you work out which documents are outstanding. The three classifications for each document include:Not Validated - You haven't checked the document and marked it …Read more

Published: 28 Mar 2022

Update and reorder your EnrolHQ form fields across all forms

This feature now allows you to reorder form fields on all your forms, which includes enquiry form, event booking form, expression of interest form, scholarship form, enrolment form and all your custom forms that you build. It also allows you to reorder all the options in those multiple question fields.Schools …Read more

Published: 21 Mar 2022

Set position of Announcements and Videos inside Parent Dashboard

Having a great parent experience is one of our main priorities. It's not just there for the parents to manage their student applications, book interviews, be reminded of the actions the need to take, and so on, but it's also a marketing tool for the schools to post their videos …Read more

Published: 15 Mar 2022

WYSIWYG editor throughout EnrolHQ admin

There are hundreds of customisation options throughout EnrolHQ. They give you the ability to customise and edit almost everything you do, including the text descriptions. This ensures that every school using EnrolHQ can use their own language to communicate with parents and students without having to go through support to …Read more

Published: 08 Mar 2022

Merging Duplicate Student Records

Sometimes you'll end up with multiple profiles for the same child. A parent may submit multiple enquiry forms, use a different email to book into an event, or even submit a new enrolment application for a child while they have a partially filled in application in EnrolHQ already.In these cases …Read more

Published: 03 Mar 2022

Roll Up or Roll Down function for student years

Online school enrolments can be time-consuming as they require a lot of information and documentation. Managing a school waitlist can be one of those time-consuming tasks, unless you have the right tools. EnrolHQ has many schools who do not struggle to fill their enrolment quotas, but instead struggle to maintain …Read more

Published: 28 Feb 2022

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the EnrolHQ Team (and 79 things we've released in the second half of 2021)

Hi everyone! Eddy here, haven't blogged for ages or posted on our Facebook group cos I've been hiding under a rock doing 1000s of support cases and hundreds of hours of onboarding in 2021! So I'm doing a cameo blog post to round out the year before we go on …Read more

Published: 22 Dec 2021

42 recent EnrolHQ upgrades

Here's a list of goodies we released recently after my 67 upgrades post which you can read here. I apologise in advance if any of these have been mentioned in my earlier post. I have tried to include only new updates in this one but some of the old dev …Read more

Published: 23 Jun 2021

EnrolHQ April 2020 release is about time saving features and navigation

The school holidays are coming to a close and we’re excited to be heading into Term 2.We see a lot of enrolment stats at EnrolHQ and have noticed that enrolments enquiries and expressions of interest are considerably down across all schools. However, you should not worry as everyone's in the …Read more

Published: 24 Apr 2020

41 Feature Updates Released

No fluff - just features. Here are 41 updates we rolled out over the past month to help our Registrars' all across Australia.Added a Trigger so that when docs are uploaded by parent, we can send a Staff Notification though our Automated emails tool.On Enquiries CRM view, we have made …Read more

Published: 13 Mar 2020

Dashboard Updates, More Reports and Fancy New PDF Forms

Why do we keep improving EnrolHQ all the time? It's because sometimes, you release a new feature and a School Registrar sees it inside their EnrolHQ staff dashboard and writes you the following email:Hi Eddy,Wow, we have a new print version of the Application for Enrolment which is looking great. …Read more

Published: 25 Oct 2019

EnrolHQ Now Has Electronic Signatures for Extra Peace of Mind

What better use of the quiet school holiday period than to pump out another new feature ready for the busy term ahead. We’ve now released an ‘Electronic Signature’ feature that comes standard with EnrolHQ so parents can electronically sign Enrolment Applications and Acceptance of Enrolment Offers! For schools who are …Read more

Published: 11 Oct 2019

New Business Insights on your EnrolHQ Dashboard

School marketing teams always want to know: ‘How did you hear about our school?’. This question receives more scrutiny and fine-tuning by schools than any other field in all of EnrolHQs huge library of form fields. That’s because you want to know if the school bus wraps, the displays in …Read more

Published: 19 Sep 2019

New Feature - Custom Questionnaire as Part of Enrolment Form

We have schools with all sorts of varied backgrounds as EnrolHQ clients; schools from different faiths, differing socio-economic backgrounds, large and small schools, Primary vs Secondary (or both), the list goes on.As we’ve built the system we’ve learned that each school is peculiar in its own little way and no …Read more

Published: 05 Sep 2019

Automate Your Enrolment Follow-Up Emails

It’s been a while coming but our amazing team of developers have used August to release a fully automated follow-up email system on EnrolHQ. This complements our automated events email system already in production. So far, school admissions teams have been able to use EnrolHQ's powerful CRM filters to search …Read more

Published: 02 Sep 2019

New Feature - A Comprehensive Future Student Interview System

Welcome to Term 3! We’ve had a relatively quiet couple of weeks at the EnrolHQ office because of the NSW school holidays. Sometimes, quiet time is good though as it’s given our team the space to knuckle down and release a huge new feature - a fully featured Future Student …Read more

Published: 22 Jul 2019

Case Study - How to securely migrate from Paper Applications to Online Enrolments on EnrolHQ

What do you do when you have enrolment applications on paper but want to move online?We find that most schools already have a number of applications for enrolment that have arrived through the post. These come from parents who have enquired earlier and filled out a paper form. A lot …Read more

Published: 08 Jul 2019

Providing Business Intelligence for Online Enrolments

At EnrolHQ, we're not the 'online enrolment form company'. We're about building the best tools for helping school leadership teams to:Increase the amount of applications they receiveReduce the time from application to offer acceptance and,Increasing the % rate of offer acceptancesTo ultimately make sure your schools student pipeline is full, …Read more

Published: 08 Jul 2019

New Filters To Help Registrars Chase Up Open Offers of Enrolment

“‘How do I know which families to follow up with?” - this is one of the most common questions I always get asked by registrars. Especially when you’re up to 80% of your enrolment offer accepted target and you need to chase that last 20% one family at a time. …Read more

Published: 05 Jun 2019

Always Know Who Your Primary Point Of Contact Is With a Family

One of the challenges we’ve had is that parents have forgotten whose (was it “dad’s” or “mum’s”?) email address they’ve used to fill in an enrolment form or expression of interest for their child.However, “mum” would fill in their spouses (“dad”) details as “Parent 1” leading to the father being …Read more

Published: 14 May 2019

View Your Attendee List (Per Event) and Export It to Excel

This new feature focuses on School Tours and Open Days. We know that a big part of School Marketing and an Enrolment Registrars job is to make sure these events run as smoothly as possible and give the best impression for your school.While I know you make every endeavour to …Read more

Published: 09 May 2019

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