UA92 teams up with ANS to enhance student experience

University Academy 92 (UA92) has partnered with leading digital and cloud service provider, ANS to build and support their adoption of Microsoft Dynamics 365 to drive forward their digital agenda and contribute to delivering a seamless student experience. 

UA92 was co-founded in 2017 by Lancaster University and members of the Class of 92former Manchester United football players who won the 1992 FA Youth Cup, including Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt. Following their successful careers on the pitch, the former players launched UA92, with the aim of appealing to students who might not otherwise have considered going into higher education.  

Working with ANS, UA92 will use Microsoft Dynamics 365 to provide audiences with relevant information thattailored to their needs and interests, whether they are enquirers, applicants or graduates.  

Commenting on the project, Mark Richardson, digital services and innovation manager at UA92, said, “Being a new provider means we have the opportunity to start from scratch when it comes to technology systems.  

“Our focus is always on delivering a great experience for our prospective and current students.  Using Dynamics will vastly improve our ability to provide students with carefully tailored and highly relevant content, and to therefore ensure they have the information they need as they make their way through their higher education journey.”  

UA92 co-founderGary Neville, added, “We’re delighted to have partnered with ANS to drive our digital vision as we look to build the future of higher education. It’s important we use technology to help us reach prospective students and give more people the opportunity to benefit from a high-quality academic qualification and a life-changing personal experience.” 

Paul Shannon, CEO at ANS added, “Nothing delights us more than working with organisations that echo our ethos and values. UA92 and ANS share so many values both in the development of young people in the region and in terms of embracing digital solutions to advance the delivery of higher education. We look forward to supporting UA92 over the coming months and years as they look to expand and create greater opportunities for young people.”

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