The GoXchange app allows students from UK and Irish institutions to connect with other exchange students, as well as former students, in order to reduce stress and uncertainty in life and studying in another country.
“Our mission is to increase the number of students with experience abroad”
Those who have lived and studied in the host destination before will be able to give new exchange students “first-hand advice and ideas to help them prepare for the move, as well as get help finding a home. appropriate internship to further promote their employability, “according to the company.
“The extended administration along with concerns about moving to a new city and country may deter some from embarking on such an adventure,” said Daniel Hinkley, co-founder of GoXchange.
“With our new network, our mission is to increase the number of students with experience abroad as part of their studies and to help them get the most out of it.
The new network will help university mobility teams better manage their student cohorts, Hinkley added.
“Mobility is a rapidly evolving area of higher education.
“With so many different study and work programs, we are streamlining the entire process to make sure universities can spend less time on emails and administration and more time on wellness and social work. student welfare. “
The app was created by the team behind the CampusConnect app cloud service and the core product is available for free.
The University of Westminster, University of Limerick and Maynooth University are the first three institutions to register their profiles on GoXchange.