About Gradsgate

Gradsgate helps educational institutions build and update their alumni databases and communicate with their graduates using over 40 powerful features including automatic data updating, events management, social network, surveys, job portal, email campaigns and newsletters, directory, statistics, and more. Gradsgate can also provide users with a custom native mobile app for iOS and Android to help boost and enrich alumni engagement.

Gradsgate facilitates alumni communication by offering means of communication (connecting, messaging, posting socially, professionally and announcing jobs and events) from a single central hub. The fully responsive design enables alumni to access the organization's social website from anywhere, through any device. Alumni and students will be notified with upcoming events, reunions, guest lectures, and activities, and can confirm their registration directly through the portal, as well as see who is attending and invite their peers.

Alumni will be notified about published surveys and can participate and send their input directly. The job portal fulfills all the needs of students and graduates who are seeking employment opportunities by pointing out relevant opportunities posted by both employers and their alumni network. Targeted email campaigns enable users to reach any segment of current students or alumni based on their year of graduation, age, faculty, industry they are working, and more. Email campaigns are integrated with Sendgrid which guarantees the delivery of email right into the alumni's inbox.

Users can customize the number of steps for their alumni’s registration, and choose the mandatory fields that should be filled to join the portal. Gradsgate's system automatically updates alumni information from their social networks. Using the analytical tool, users can track the number of visits they have for a certain period of time, number of new visitors, repeated visitors as well as the duration spent on the website. Analytics helps organizations improve engagement and have a better understanding of alumni.

Organizations can use a custom domain name (URL), and customize their alumni hub using a flexible color schemes and themes to suit their brand, as well as have it in their preferred language.

Key benefits of Gradsgate

  • Over 40 powerful fatures designed carefully to help organizations build and effectively engage with their alumni.

  • Gradsgate automatically updates alumni information from their social networks, public pages and deep web.

  • Create simple to sophisticated surveys online and share them with alumni and get insights and fresh ideas.

  • Manage college activities directly through the admin interface. Alumni and students will be notified with upcoming events, reunions, guest lectures and activities.

  • Gradsgate has an additional private social network for students and alumni where they can share relevant opportunities, search and find each other, connect and send messages.

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    Markets

    United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, India and 4 others, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

    Supported Languages

    Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Spanish

    Images

    Social network
    Surveys & reports
    Interactive charts
    Statistics
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    Features

    Total features of Gradsgate: 17

    • Activity Dashboard
    • Campaign Management
    • Campaign Segmentation
    • Client Portal
    • Contact Database
    • Data Verification
    • Electronic Payments
    • Email Marketing Management
    • Employee Portal
    • Event Scheduling
    • Member Account Access
    • Mobile Integration
    • Newsletter Management
    • Registration Management
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Self Service Portal
    • Surveys & Feedback

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,4 /5
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    Value for Money
    5/5
    Features
    4,4/5
    Ease of Use
    4,6/5
    Customer Support
    4,8/5

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    Muhannad M.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    A great platform to reconnect with alumni whom you have lost contact with.

    Reviewed on 2018/03/15

    Building our alumni database and effectively reach out to them.

    Building our alumni database and effectively reach out to them.

    Pros

    Amazing from both an admin perspective and user. Had wonderful feedback & incredible service. Every member is verified, so you know you're talking to genuine graduates of the University.

    - Browse job opportunities
    - Network with alumni
    - View career and life tips, photo albums, and events
    - Sync your social media accounts
    - Creating Surveys
    - Get statistics and detailed reports

    Set up push notifications to your mobile device, so you never miss a potential connection.

    Cons

    I can not see who viewed my profile, I think it will be a great feature to add, also we asked for more flexibility in the automated newsletter, Gradsgate promised to update it in their next release.

    Response from Gradsgate

    Thank you Muhannad for the review and for giving us the opportunity to be part of your alumni system success and we look forward to achieving greater results together.

    Steve D.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Good Product - Great Service

    Reviewed on 2019/09/24

    From day one Gradsgate understood our Project and had the expertise we need to create a bespoke...

    From day one Gradsgate understood our Project and had the expertise we need to create a bespoke alumni network. We are a family owned private school and the software is easily adaptable for any size business. The customer service has been first rate, friendly, helpful, knowledgeable. This is what has really made Gradsgate stand out against our products in the market.

    Pros

    The software is very complete. It has lots of interesting features and is constantly evolving and keeping up with the latest innovations in this sector. It is easy to set up and the people behind Gradsgate couldnt be more helpful, always ready with advice and training. We are just starting out on our Gradsgate adventure but already it has made a huge difference to our ability to manage our alumni.

    Cons

    There have been a few difficulties with the app but as soon as we communicated these to Gradsgate they were solved. Also we would like more interaction with the photo galleries, again this is a tool that is in Development.

    Majd M.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    GradsGate Testimonial

    Reviewed on 2019/05/29

    Pros

    GradsGate has an excellent and professional service with great follow up. It is user friendly and simple to manage. We love the engagement we’re having with our Ahliyyah&Mutran alumni.

    Cons

    What I least liked about this software: Needs more exciting features.

    Zeena A.
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    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Going the extra mile to add and customize our requests

    Reviewed on 2018/04/04

    Great team work; and a great product that made my job so much easier and more efficient,  I would...

    Great team work; and a great product that made my job so much easier and more efficient,  I would recommend this product for any institution looking for additional ways to reach their alum.

    Pros

    The platform is continually improving and the team is looking at ways to help our alumni community thrive.

    Cons

    There is no audit trail available which would prove extremely useful. With many members of staff using the system I would definitely prefer to be able to know which user amended which records and when.

    Hana H.
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    • Industry: Education Management
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    GradsGate Testimonial

    Reviewed on 2019/05/29

    Pros

    I was pleasantly surprised with how easy it is to engage with our graduates and manage the portal. We love the design and functionality.

    Cons

    What I least liked about this software: Needs more exciting features.

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    Gradsgate FAQs

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    Gradsgate offers the following pricing plans:

    • Pricing model: Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Contact Gradsgate for detailed pricing information.

    Gradsgate offers the following features:

    • Admin portal
    • Analytics
    • Automatic data updating
    • Dashboard
    • Events management
    • Events registration
    • Fully responsive design
    • Fundraising management
    • Job opportunities
    • Member accounts
    • Member communities
    • Member directory
    • Member portal
    • Membership management
    • Payment processing
    • Real time statistics
    • Social network
    • Surveys
    • Targeted email campaigns
    • Verification
    • White labeled

    Gradsgate has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Large Enterprises, Non Profit, Mid Size Business

    Gradsgate supports the following languages:

    Arabic, Dutch, English, French, Spanish

    We do not have any information about what devices Gradsgate supports

    Gradsgate integrates with the following applications:

    SendGrid

    Gradsgate offers the following support options:

    Phone Support, Video Tutorials, Online Support

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