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Mobile and SMS marketing for schools

Universities, TAFEs, tertiary schools, private schools, and other education departments.

Australian universities and educational organisations of all sizes have selected Swift Digital as their engagement platform.

Personalised SMS campaigns: get your messages seen, opened, read, and responded to

Swift Digital is your all-in-one mobile and SMS marketing platform.

Send personalised messages to your contacts and monitor replies. Use our built-in tools to automate SMS campaigns and user journeys, see contact engagement, and view success and reply reports directly within the platform.

See all this and more in action. Schedule a demo to see how our SMS software can help you…


Personalised messages sent directly to mobile phones


Automatic unsubscribe system to maintain compliance


Allow recipients to directly reply


Remind recipients about events or course registration dates


Branded campaigns to promote your organisation


Track and record message receipts and responses

SMS open rates are 98%; email open rates are 20%. SMS response rates are 45%; email response rates are 6%.

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Why Swift Digital?

The reasons why so many large educational, government, banking, financial, and legal organisations entrust their marketing automation to the Swift Digital Platform are many.

We’re established, reputable, and extremely effective in getting marketing campaigns out to the target audience.

Since 2001, we’ve built our online platform as marketing demands have grown more sophisticated.

And we’ve always maintained all our servers here in Australia, so that your data always remains under Australian jurisdiction.

For many of our clients, security, privacy and data integrity are major factors. We provide the peace of mind in all these areas and maintain full compliance with anti-spam and privacy laws.

In addition to SMS marketing, we make life easier for organisations looking for better ways to conduct email marketing and event management, and to for designing landing pages and online surveys.

Your data couldn’t be safer!

In addition to our long-standing reputation for quality, organisations choose us because all our data servers are located in Australia.

This means that your data remains under Australian jurisdiction; and we are fully compliant with anti-spam and privacy laws.

We have numerous departments managing their contact lists and email campaigns in Swift Digital’s system, and the system has exceeded our expectations in what we’re able to accomplish. Swift has built in many functions to help save time and keep communications on brand. It works better than any bespoke system we’ve ever used.

The University of Melbourne

Some impressive statistics


Campaigns Created


Messages Sent


Responses Received

Packed to the rafters with SMS marketing features

Branded sender name

Messages appear from your organisation name rather than an anonymous number.

Dedicated numbers

Register a dedicated number so that all messages arrive from the same number.

One-way message delivery

Send branded, one-way messages that do not provide the recipient an option to reply.

Two-way message delivery

Send two-way messages that allow recipients to directly reply to you.

Automated STOP/opt out

The system automatically unsubscribes STOP replies to keep you legally compliant.

Top-tier mobile gateway

We use a first-class mobile gateway to ensure timely delivery of your messages.

Personalisation options

Include personalisation fields directly within the SMS message.

Built-in event function

Create and send SMS messages directly from your event console.
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Who's it for?

Do you need to send a reminder about upcoming events or course registrations to students?

Perhaps you need to send a membership alert or get a quick response to a question to gather feedback about a service or other matter?

There is no more effective way to send short, personalised, timely messages to a large database than through SMS.

SMS messages are seen, opened, read, and responded to (if necessary) by more people than email.

Even as the online world is booming, SMS marketing remains widely in use by organisations because of the impact it has in reaching the target audience.

Our top-tier mobile gateway helps universities, colleges, and schools get messages to the right people at the right time to remind, inform, and prompt action. And it’s easy to use and to set up campaigns for any purpose…

Get more out of your SMS messaging:

  • Top-tier mobile gateway for extra reliability

  • Create unlimited personalised messages

  • Send messages under your organisation’s name

  • Automated event triggers based on SMS activity

  • Pre-scheduling to groups of recipients

  • Use a dedicated number for sending messages

  • One or two-way message delivery: no reply option or reply option

  • Automatic unsubscribe for legal compliance

  • Create and send SMS from your event console

  • Track campaigns with real-time activity reports


Automate, simplify, and reach out

We’ve made it simple for you to design your SMS marketing or messaging campaigns; this makes it easy to reach out to, inform, and update students, teachers, suppliers, or other stakeholders in your university, college, or school.

Whether you just want to send informative alerts or you require a response, our SMS platform helps educational organisations achieve their messaging goals.

With much of it automated, you keep everyone happy without it taking more time, effort, or resources.

Achieve maximum impact with minimal demand on your precious time.

Schedule Reminders

Send automated reminder SMS messages

Student registers to attend an event

Send “Reminder” SMS one day before event

Date Triggers

Send automated date-based SMS messages

30 days before graduation ceremony

Send “Gown/Regalia” SMS

Build User Journeys

Build user journeys with unlimited paths, actions, and milestones

  • Build unlimited paths with various triggers to send email and SMS campaigns.
  • Set triggers to occur at any variable, from immediately to hundreds of days later.
  • Assign data conditions to triggers that must be met for campaigns to be sent.
  • Run, pause, edit, and clone campaign journeys at any time.

Need more than SMS marketing?

SMS marketing in isolation may help you achieve some of your marketing goals. But it’s most effective when used in combination with other strategies.

As well as SMS and mobile marketing for educational institutions, the Swift Digital platform provides automated solutions for email marketing, event management, landing page creation, online surveys, engagement scoring, and more.

All tools integrate fully with your CRM software; this enables you to easily manage multiple marketing campaigns from one central hub, using our Australian-based data servers.

Learn more: SMS Marketing

Email Marketing

Effortlessly create stunning emails, newsletters, and campaigns using our drag-and-drop email builder.

Event Management

From invite to check-in, you’ll have a beautifully branded and seamless event registration process.

Landing Pages

Build web pages like you build emails. Create forms to capture leads and contacts.


Create simple or complex surveys using over a dozen question types and branching logic.


Create user journeys and assign actions to occur based on milestones, dates, and behaviours.

Engagement Scoring

See who’s engaged and who’s not and target campaigns accordingly.

What's next?

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2. Fill out the form to submit a request
3. We’ll be in touch to help

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