Take control of your student recruitment channels and target better prospective students


Recruit students with our cost-efficient, end-to-end digital (recruitment) platform with your branding (white-labelled) that supports revenue generation through the recruitment of a targeted number of (Gen Z) students of required quality and diversity, from lead-generation to conversion to acceptance/enrolment.


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Connect and recruit qualified aspiring international students using our Instant Qualified Applicant Platform (IQAP), your branded peer-to-peer platform.

About IQAP

IQAP uses bots and natural language AI so that your staff, student ambassadors and counsellors can work productively when advising and helping pre-qualified prospective students with their applications.
IQAP can be used as a custom mobile app available in iOS or Android, or as a web app available via a URL.  This app works 24/7, speaks several languages, and is very efficient at qualifying students; it never gets tired.

Respond instantaneously

58% of prospective students prefer to use real-time chat at all stages of communication with a university; 73% to make an enquiry. The IQAP bot will respond immediately, increasing student's satisfaction.

Qualify with bots

IQAP uses artificial intelligence (AI) to pre-qualify prospective students (based on location, citizenship, language, intended level of study and/or other customised criteria).
IQAP will then notify in real-time via WhatsApp, email and SMS selectively the most suitable staff, counsellor or student ambassador about enquiries, allowing them to respond immediately from their mobile phones if they choose to.

Instant Qualified Applicant Platform (IQAP)

What's in it for you

IQAP is enabling education providers like you to automate your instant messaging communications to professionally manage thousands of enquiries a day via web or instant messaging apps. IQAP uses bots and natural language A.I. to qualify, respond automatically, and allocate students to the most suitable staff, counsellors or student ambassadors; so enquiries are handled quickly and turned into successful applications.

Reach more students

The average email open rate should be between 15-25%. On the other hand, the open rate through messenger apps is around 98%. Imagine getting almost all of your potential students to take a look at what you are offering them. This is already creating a much larger pool for conversion to acceptance than e-mail could ever come close to.

Reward good advisors

Your own recruiters, your student ambassadors, education agents or school advisors are at the core of your student recruitment strategy. IQAP enables you to work selectively with them in a way that rewards them with qualified prospective students. This means they are more productive at assisting prospective students with applications for your university.

Use your brand

The IQAP platform will be hosted in our domain, e.g. provider.sofiri.com or a domain of your preference, e.g. chat.provider.edu It can also be installed in your existing Facebook Messenger account or we can create a complete new one, e.g. m.me/providerbot. At all times it is your brand that prospective students will see.

Receive full support

Our online training and assistance guarantee that your staff, student ambassadors and agents can make the best of using the IQAP platform. The Sofiri team will service them to boost their productivity and, in consequence, to improve your recruitment numbers. Use our marketing support campaign assistance to reach more aspiring students and generate more qualified prospective students for your agents to support.

See what IQAP looks like for a demo university

Experience IQAP

See for yourself what IQAP is like for a real university and how prospective students, staff, student ambassadors and agent counsellors make use of it.


Uses university web domain

Hosted in AWS

Web Experience

Access for students, agents counsellors, ambassadors, staff and administrators

Sign up with Facebook or Google


Code to embed counsellors anywhere


Fully university branded

Recruit in a non-crowded  marketplace

Google and Apple

Reach students anywhere, anytime

Enable counsellors to work on the go


Sign up with Apple, Facebook or Google



Qualifying Bot

Available in seven languages

Messenger Bot

Uses Natural Language Processing

Installed in over 1 billion phones


Automated follow ups

“Education agents are highly valued partners of UNE International (UNEI) and this app means we can help them transition to online recruitment and continue doing so in a sustainable way. UNE International is proud to partner with Sofiri to launch this platform and are very much looking forward to helping our partners engage with pre-qualified prospective students”

Chris Daly, International Marketing Manager, University of New England

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Social Media

Redirect students

Automatically assign your potential students to an agency counsellor in your agent channel or, if you prefer, to a staff member or student ambassador in your university. Use criteria like citizenship or language to choose who is the most suitable advisor for your prospective student to connect with.

Start applications

IQAP enables advice to be personalised and tailored to education provider. IQAP allows providing formal quotations using up to date international currencies, to be created at the click of the button. IQAP helps prospective students by providing Gen-Z friendly guidance on uploading documentation required for their particular course application, as well as guidance on how to complete their Statements of Purpose.

Cost-efficient student recruitment

A license for all approaches

IQAP's pricing plans help you select the level of depth and engagement you want to apply. Using Facebook bots, you will have access to Wit.AI NLP and your own iOS and Android app that will help you heavily reduce your marketing cost.


For those that want to use Facebook Bots

Facebook Messenger Bot

Email, WhatsApp and SMS notifications

Custom app for iOS and Android

Code to embed on your site

Support in five languages

*Your portal in your domain


For those that want iOS and Android apps


Custom app for iOS and Android

Your portal in your domain*

Email notifications

Code to embed on your site

Support in five languages

Facebook Messenger Bot



For those wanting to test the waters

Your portal in Sofiri.com

Code to embed on your site

Email notifications

English only

Facebook Messenger Bot

WhatsApp Notifications


* You need to have a Wildcard SSL Certificate if you want to use your own domain

Set it up in your university

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The Aspiring Student Digital Journey

Learn more about the future student journey and how IQAP intersects with it

IQAP is comprehensive

Digital Marketing

Generate demand


How do students become aware of study options for the first time? The role of marketing communications at this stage is vital; this is "push and pull" at its best; students are reached directly using paid marketing or are attracted by referees, influencers or organically.

Qualifying Bot

AI Powered

Expression of interest

At this stage, students want more information, the more information the student provides, the best it will be the answer. IQAP will qualify prospective students using bots in various languages, servicing students 24/7 and using Natural Language Processing to then connect with the relevant counsellor.


Recruitment via web or app


In this critical stage, a peer-to-peer connection between a student and a relevant person, i.e. agent counsellor, staff member or even student ambassador is what makes the difference and alters the future student journey. 

CRM Capabilities

Integrate with your CRM


Following student's counselling, communication and clarity about their study options, managing the student information along with providing quality information about the intended course via quotes is part of a proper CRM execution. 


Integrate with your application system


This is the climax in a journey that has a beginning, a middle, and an end. At this point, online applications are a must, long gone are the days of paper or PDF applications; the future of this stage is about machine learning and document verification.

Issue Offers

Automate conditional offers


This IQAP module is completely optional, if you want to use it for the issuing of offers, conditional or unconditional, this feature is available. Think about conditional offers and what they mean to prospective students if automated.


Connect students with student ambassadors or academics


It is very reasonable for students to hold in their hands more than one letter of offer, the average is three, and as application systems become more comfortable and faster to use, that number will increase. Leverage the power of peer-to-peer recruitment to convert student with offers from your own branded app.

End-to-End Tracking

Funnel visualisation


This is the last stage of the aspiring student journey, and the beginning of one of the best experiences students will ever have. Many areas to consider, from accommodation to transportation. Track real outcome results using IQAP.