Alaska Air Launches Flight Discounts for Students and Faculty

Today we are proud to announce that Alaska Air has joined 90 airlines that offer discounted pricing and terms on studentuniverse.com. Alaska Air’s discounts will be available to verified students of any age, as well as faculty. The discounts also apply to codeshare flights operated by Virgin America. Students will see discounts available on routes…

Mobile Bookings Up 126% Year-Over-Year

In-app and mobile web bookings have grown 126% year-over-year over triple digit growth the year prior. This growth comes just months after hotel content was introduced into the Flights by StudentUniverse app—the first mobile application with student airfares. In December alone, 27% of StudentUniverse’s hotel sales were made in the app. Top destinations booked included…

StudentUniverse Handpicked by Tourism Australia in $10m global youth campaign

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been handpicked by Tourism Australia and the Australian Government as a partner in the $10m campaign to send a surge of young Brits to work in Australia while having an extended holiday as part of the Working Holiday Makers Program. In a six month campaign, we will leverage our…

Paul Jacobs Appointed SVP, Marketing + Executive Team Member

Last week, we announced that Atle Skalleberg, StudentUniverse’s managing director, was appointed Chief Digital Officer of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). Today, we are pleased to announce that Paul Jacobs has been appointed SVP of Marketing and a member StudentUniverse’s executive management team, which is responsible for the company’s health and growth globally. In tandem,…

We Merged with Journeys are Made @ GapYear.Com

Today we announced some exciting news in the UK! StudentUniverse has completed a merger with Journeys are Made @ GapYear.com, a social network and the largest travel advice website powering Gap Year experiences. As a result of the merger, the GapYear.com website and its employees will merge with StudentUniverse UK. Prior to the merger, Journeys…