Classter All-in-One Cloud Solution Connects the Dots: The MCAST Case

Case Study – Higher Education

MCAST CASE STUDY

About MCAST

The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is a public higher education and training institution offering 180 full-time and more than 300 part-time programs. MCAST serves approximately 20,000 students and at least 5,000 applicants per year. Teaching and administrative staff consists of about 1,000 employees.

Challenges

As part of the digital transformation of the educational institution, MCAST’s management wanted to replace its outdated, on-premises, IT systems with an innovative solution based on cloud environment that would simplify and improve its administrative processes while connecting its campuses located in different geographical areas.

CLASSTER SOLUTIONS

CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE

The Classter platform for MCAST is hosted on the Microsoft Azure platform with a 99.9% uptime guarantee for all its units. In addition to improving the user experience, this architecture enhances the security of the data as it is continuously backed up to the MS Azure cloud, to ensure its resilience and high availability

REPORTING

Classter allows MCAST to present centralized BI-type reports using Microsoft PowerBI to monitor enrollment progress, dropout level, evaluation of the educational work provided and the level of students’ attendance for the courses.

AUTOMATED APPLICATIONS

Classter offers MCAST automated management of the entire student application process for all degree programs. All prospective students can send applications for one or more MCAST schools, upload their personal details and attestation files, their qualifications, high school transcripts, respond to online GDPR Consents and set priority in case of multiple applications.

Classter All-in-One Cloud Solution Connects the Dots: The MCAST case

AT A GLANCE

CLASSTER MODULES

Core

Academic

Billing

Academic CRM

Admissions

Single DB

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