(September 2021) CohortGo, a cloud-based easy-to-use platform enabling international payments and other essential student services such as health insurance, has partnered with AI-powered international education marketplace MSM Unify to make financial transactions easier and simpler for international students.
CohortGo helps students to pay their international school fees and other international study related expenses conveniently and in a transparent way at the most competitive foreign exchange rates, with no additional or hidden transaction costs. Simplifying the student recruitment process, CohortGo brings together the management of student and agency profiles, global payments and essential student services such as health insurance, SIM cards, transfers and accommodation in one easy-to-use platform.
To date, CohortGo has paid over 2,700 education providers around the world covering major student destinations such as the US, Canada, UK, Germany, Ireland, Rest of Europe, Australia, New Zealand. Anshul Gupta, Director-India, CohortGo, says: “More than 100,000 students from 180 countries trust CohortGo with their international payments and health insurance. We are partnered with 2,000 agents globally supporting payment services in more than 60 currencies.”
“This association will play a key role in helping students plan their international higher education journeys right from the start. Payments such as tuition fees, accommodation charges and insurance are integral parts of the study abroad process and students and parents are always worried about safe and secure transactions, without having to shell out any major hidden costs,” says Avinav Sharma, Head of Strategy and Operations at MSM Unify. “With MSM Unify’s SaaS-based solutions and other resources combined with CohortGo’s network of partners and payment and insurance offerings, students and institutions can look forward to a seamless experience.”
CohortGo is also the largest issuer of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for students travelling to Australia and New Zealand, with one out of six insurance policies issued for Australia being processed through its platform. It’s the only platform to have partnerships with all six government-approved OSHC insurance companies.
The MSM Unify Marketplace uses AI-based technology in its reliable features, including an intuitive search powering over 40,000+ programs across nearly 500 institutions from around the world, study guidebooks, a dedicated discussion forum for peer-to-peer content sharing, virtual counselling, webinars and interactive knowledge sessions, and other unique offerings responding to every aspect of the student journey and all available for free access.