We have now launched our recommendation service on all university and college pages. This feature aims to help students who are still discovering which institutions offer the course they are interested in. It also, aims to raise awareness of courses where it is possible to do two disciplines.
At the bottom of every undergraduate course page, there are now five courses highlighted as similar. All of these courses have similarities with the course the student is looking at.
At the bottom of the options, they are presented they can press “load more” which will then automatically load another five options.
In this example the student is looking for a history degree at undergraduate level –
To see the site in action, go to the Search page to start discovering courses.
This feature has in part been developed thanks to the RSA Catalyst award which Go Enrol received. During 2014 we have been speaking, and surveying students along with career advice offices about the challenges faced. Helping students get a better idea of what is out there, was one factor. The recommendation service we have now introduced is one part of the puzzle, and an aspect of the site we will be aiming to improve further.