Unifyed Announces General Availability of Student Engage v9.2

Saturday – December 7, 2019

Unifyed Student – Engage | Release v9.2

New Features

Integration to New Apps

With this release, Unifyed has integrated to following Moodle apps:

  • Participants
  • Assignments/Grades
  • Forums
  • Messages
  • Resources


Events App

With this release, Engage is giving its users a new applet – Events. Events applet helps the users to manage/organize events from start to finish. Events applet gives you the ability to Create Events, Edit Events, Explore Events, Register Events, Save Events as Draft, Bookmark Events, Remove Bookmarked Events, Withdraw Events, Send Invites.


Password Expired Notification

To give Engage users a better experience and the system more interactive feel, a new feature has been released wherein the system notifies the user prior his/her password expiry and enforces a policy that requires users to verify their account information every 180 days.


Data Usage

The Prospect and Applicant list pages will accept a CEEB code as an advance filter criterion when the ‘Prior Education’ field is a column on the list.  This column will also accept any part of the institution name as filter criterion as well.


Inquiry Form Addition Question To Recruiter

From the Inquiry form, Recruiters currently receive an Email for each question asked by a Prospect via the “Have Additional Question” field. The Prospect’s preferred method of contact, either Email or call, is noted on this Email. An enhancement has been made to the format and content of the Email depending on the Prospect’s preferred method of contact.


Super Admin Analytics

From this release, Super Admin Analytics empowers tenant admins to get insight at tenant-level data such as Total number of Users, Usage by Browser/OS, Number of likes/comments on connect posts etc. A tenant admin can access the Analytics Dashboard from Studio Menu.


RBAC Integration to Mobile

Previously, mobile apps permissioning was controlled and managed via Studio portal. This enhancement integrates RBAC to mobile and brings the mobile apps permissioning to U8 portal. A toggle switch has been added for apps to control their visibility on mobile devices.

CMS Integration to Mobile Application

Previously, a page was only accessible through the portal. With this enhancement, pages are now available for viewing on mobile devices as well. Provided the users have relevant permissions from RBAC, they can access/view pages on their mobile devices. Also, with CMS integration to Mobile Application; both mobile and portal environments would share a common landing page.


Device/Global Publishing Feature

Global and Device Publish options are back in U8 environment for Engage users. You can now push/publish updates for both portal & mobile from U8 portal. ‘Device’ and ‘Global’ Publish options appear at the top of the page once the changes made to an app are saved.


Mobile Branding Upgrade

Previously, the color theme for mobile was managed separately from the Studio portal. However, now, the color themes available under Studio > Design on U8 would apply to both Mobile and Portal apps.


Logos and Screen Setting Integration

Logos and Screens settings that include App Logo, Background Image and Splash Screen for Mobile environment can now be managed from U8 portal.


Menu Applet Upgrade

Menu Applet is enhanced with a new menu view for mobile apps with this release. Along with List View and Grid View, there is a new view named Card Menu.


Drive App Enhancement

Drive App has been upgraded with some exciting features in this release. Following are the features now available to users:from Studio > AppStorefor this enhancement.

  • Folder Level Permissions – Owner of the folder can share the folder with another user along with the permissions to View or Edit. The shared folder has the owner’s name on the folder grid and appears under ‘Shared with Me’ folder of the Drive. Edit permissions give you the ability to view, download, create folders & upload files
  • Public URL for Folders – Given the right permissions, you can generate URL for every folder present/created in the Drive. The URL can be shared with any user through email, chat, SMS, etc. A user can view the folder data using the URL shared with him without having to log in

Note: Both the features are available ONLY for the newly created folders and, does not work for any exiting folder.


Adding Unifyed Group Admins

This enhancement empowers a Unifyed Group Administrator to reassign admin rights and add users as new group administrators for managing content/messaging/events of a group. Apart from managing groups, the new administrators can also add/delete/view the other administrators including the group owner (creator of the group).


Group Templates

Groups Admins or users with Create Group Template permission can now create Group Templates. Group Template feature allows users to save a group as a template and reuse it in future. A group template inherits the properties (image & description of a group) of the same group that was used to create the template.


Viewing a Group’s Information

Previously, clicking a Unifyed Group showed the group information in a new tab. With this release, the group information is available within the main navigation window of Unifyed Group page. Upon accessing a Group’s information, the left navigation menu bar shows options relevant to that Group. By clicking on the browser’s back button, the user gets redirected to groups the main homepage. Also, the groups that you manage/created and the groups that you have joined can be accessed from the left navigation bar.

About Unifyed

Unifyed is here to transform education by improving access to learning, increasing student engagement, and reducing institutional costs.

Unifyed is a pioneer in higher education software and serves over 750 colleges and universities across seven countries.

Unifyed builds beautiful and easy-to-use solutions designed to help partner colleges and universities recruit, engage, educate, retain and graduate 21st century students.

Unifyed delivers affordable and flexible solutions in partnership with the higher education community that are AI-first, microservices-based, and cloud-native.

Prospective customers can book a demo or email engage@unifyed.com for further information. Existing customers can email their Customer Success Managers or unifyedcs@unifyed.com for further information.