"...Before hybrid event platforms, student freshers’ fairs were overwhelming and ephemeral social events..."
As a student, you are inundated with events, experiences and opportunities but sometimes it isn’t possible to attend them all. Hybrid event platforms enable students to have the possibility to engage with all student events from the comfort of their student halls, library or anywhere else in the world! Before hybrid event platforms, student freshers’ fairs were overwhelming and ephemeral social events. But with the introduction of technology, they become an informative and engaging resource for students going forward into the rest of their academic year.
For students, a digital platform for events, experiences and fairs is a beneficial asset because it cuts out all the superfluous paper waste from student fairs, making student fairs more sustainably focused. Additionally, hybrid digital platforms provide the opportunity for students to revise all the information from the events in one place and make sure that they’ve fully engaged with the information even after the event has taken place.
Hybrid event platforms will not only enrich the student experience by giving students the opportunity to participate in the events virtually and in-person, but they also provide opportunity for students to revise and engage with the information fully in order to use it for the rest of the year.
Hannah Barker is a 3rd year student at Bristol University.